Spanish red shrimp

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Penaeidae

Marine decapod crustacean. Compressed body and tail. It has 2 characteristic prickles located behind each eye, and a stinger located in the basal ring of the 2nd antenna. It is similar to shrimp, but smaller in size. Color pale pink to ivory, sometimes with green bands. It can measure up to 16 cm.

International Designations

Germany: 
Rosa Geisselgarnele
France: 
Crevette tropicale profonde
Italy: 
Gambero rosa
Portugal: 
Camarão da costa
UK: 
Spanish red shrimp
China: 
长额拟对虾
Japan: 
Tsunonagasake-ebi
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
Pots traps
FAO code: 
DPS
Scientific name: 
Parapenaeus longirostris
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 27: the Northeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 31: the Western part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 37: the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea
Area 41: the Southwestern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
22344
Fishing seasons: 
ENE
FEB
MAR
ABR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AGO
SEP
OCT
NOV
DIC