Striped red shrimp

Order: 
Decapoda
Family: 
Aristeidae

Marine crustacean. Differences with Aristeus antennatus: Third abdominal segment without posteromedian tooth; carpus of fifth leg as long as merus. Colour: nacreous white with blotches of violet-blue around abdominal joints and on cephalothorax. Maximum total length 200 mm.

International Designations

Portugal: 
Camarão
UK: 
Striped red shrimp
Fishing gears: 
Trawls
FAO code: 
ARV
Scientific name: 
Aristeus varidens
Type: 
Crustacean
Fishing areas: 
Area 34: the Eastern Central part of the Atlantic Ocean
Area 47: the Southeastern part of the Atlantic Ocean
Global production (Tons): 
2661