prawn

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prawn:

see shrimpshrimp,
small marine decapod crustacean with 10 jointed legs on the thorax, well-developed swimmerets on the abdominal segments, and a body that is compressed laterally.
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prawn

any of various small edible marine decapod crustaceans of the genera Palaemon, Penaeus, etc., having a slender flattened body with a long tail and two pairs of pincers
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Los Camerones Pelagicos (Crustacea: Decapoda: Dendrobranchiata y Caridea) del Pacifico Mexicano.
KEY WORDS: molecular phylogeny, 16S, mitochondrial DNA, Dendrobranchiata, Penaeoidea, shrimp