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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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Up until now, most prawns destined for the country's dining tables have come frozen from large, commercial operations in the Far East and central America.
The ISSO concept revolutionized and reignited a passion for prawns amongst the public.
Reptiles such as water snakes, molluscs and frogs are also a threat so is poor quality water management," he adds.Kwetu Training Centre coordinator Brendan Muli says few community groups are vibrant in mariculture due to the challenges of getting the prawn juveniles.
Verdict: A star turn 10/10 12 Mini Prawn Toast (120g), PS2, Tesco Dainty triangles of golden brown toast with a lovely crunch but thin on the ground with the prawns.
Beach Luxury Hotel Chef and really appreciated the concept and idea of the festival, according to the participant the best part today in Prawn and amp; Lobster Festival that you can have the order from the live prawn and lobster selection from aquarium.
Jimmy's Killer Prawns is a franchise from South Africa that first opened there in 1991 and has spread through the Gulf, also reaching Cyprus and the UK.
It's a great sharing platter, easy to prepare, and 1,000 times chic-er than a prawn cocktail any day.
Understanding the sample is critical, because cooked, breaded, battered and crumbed prawns are not required to be virus free.
During the raid, the department confiscated 1,600 plastic bags with the halal wording that were used for the prawn crackers.
Cooked prawns tend to toughen up when you heat or cook for a second time.