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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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Education and outreach efforts to raise public awareness of the release and recapture of prawns for this study included descriptive posters distributed to local persons.
Vicky Leigh-Pearson, John Ross Jr.'s Sales Director, commented: "Prawn cocktail is a timeless classic and one that never fails to please.
Ole Kragh Malle, Senior Projects Manager commented on the new product: "Historically, cold water prawns have been viewed as a product that lacked innovation and excitement.
If you are in need of inspiration for al fresco food try this tasty prawn salad recipe from Dijon mustard specialists Grey Poupon, pictured.
But, by Tuesday, they noticed that the prawns had moved to land.
2012) of school prawns have been well studied in some detail, there has been less attention given to understanding the influence of water quality on prawn harvest.
Remove the prawns from their marinade and cook them either on soaked wooden skewers on a very hot barbecue or under a hot grill.
The Minister is taking action to farm fresh water and sea water fish and prawns in all the fresh water and brackish water reservoirs in the Northern Region, as a measure to provide with the protein requirement of the people, especially that of the children, to rid of the malnutrition prevalent among them.
You need: 3tsps corn flour, 18 king prawns, peeled, dark veins removed, tails left intact, 2 tsp light soy sauce, one lightly beaten egg yolk, 1 tsp sesame oil, 80ml vegetable oil.
But APC freshwater prawns are considered a 'niche' product, rather than a commodity, so it is extremely important that the APC find niche buyers who are willing to pay a niche price."
"Not only have we achieved national and international yield records with no reduction in quality or taste, these prawns are grown in a specially designed, environmentally sustainable production system.
As to the healthy consumer, they far exceed the tough health standards for fresh prawns required by UK and US food regulations by being only a 16th of the way to the acceptable maximum safety levels for human consumption.