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Prawn is a common name for small aquatic crustaceans with an exoskeleton and ten legs (i.e. a member of the order decapoda), some of which can be eaten. [1]

28 relations: Alpheidae, Anatomical terms of location, Atyidae, Callum Roberts, Campylonotoidea, Common name, Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations, Crangon crangon, Crangonidae, Crustacean, Decapoda, Dendrobranchiata, Exoskeleton, Fishing industry, Food and Agriculture Organization, Frederick Schram, Hippolytidae, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Oxford University Press, Palaemonidae, Pandalidae, Pandalus montagui, Prawn cracker, Processidae, Rostrum (anatomy), Shrimp, Stenopus hispidus.

Alpheidae

Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound.

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Anatomical terms of location

Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans.

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Atyidae

Atyidae is a family of shrimp, present in all tropical and most temperate waters of the world.

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Callum Roberts

Callum Michael Roberts is a marine conservation biologist, oceanographer, author, research scholar at the University of York, England.

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Campylonotoidea

Campylonotoidea is a superfamily of shrimp, containing the two families Campylonotidae and Bathypalaemonellidae.

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Common name

In biology, a common name of a taxon or organism (also known as a vernacular name, English name, colloquial name, trivial name, trivial epithet, country name, popular name, or farmer's name) is a name that is based on the normal language of everyday life; this kind of name is often contrasted with the scientific name for the same organism, which is Latinized.

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Commonwealth

A commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.

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Crangon crangon

Crangon crangon is a commercially important species of caridean shrimp fished mainly in the southern North Sea, although also found in the Irish Sea, Baltic Sea, Mediterranean Sea, and Black Sea, as well as off much of Scandinavia and parts of Morocco's Atlantic coast.

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Crangonidae

The family Crangonidae is a taxon of shrimp, of the superfamily Crangonoidea, including the commercially important species Crangon crangon.

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Crustacean

Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a large, diverse arthropod taxon which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill, woodlice, and barnacles.

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Decapoda

The Decapoda or decapods (literally "ten-footed") are an order of crustaceans within the class Malacostraca, including many familiar groups, such as crayfish, crabs, lobsters, prawns, and shrimp.

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Dendrobranchiata

Dendrobranchiata is a suborder of decapod shrimps, commonly known as prawns.

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Exoskeleton

An exoskeleton (from Greek έξω, éxō "outer" and σκελετός, skeletós "skeleton") is the external skeleton that supports and protects an animal's body, in contrast to the internal skeleton (endoskeleton) of, for example, a human.

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Fishing industry

The fishing industry includes any industry or activity concerned with taking, culturing, processing, preserving, storing, transporting, marketing or selling fish or fish products.

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Food and Agriculture Organization

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture, Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite per l'Alimentazione e l'Agricoltura) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

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Frederick Schram

Frederick Robert Schram (born August 11, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American palaeontologist and carcinologist.

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Hippolytidae

Hippolytidae is a family of cleaner shrimp, also known as broken-back shrimp or anemone shrimp.

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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Christopher Edmund Fearnley-Whittingstall (born 14 January 1965) is an English celebrity chef, television personality, journalist, food writer and campaigner on food and environmental issues, known for his back-to-basics philosophy.

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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Palaemonidae

Palaemonidae is a family of shrimp in the order Decapoda.

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Pandalidae

The family Pandalidae is a taxon of caridean shrimp.

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Pandalus montagui

Pandalus montagui is a species of cold-water shrimp in the family Pandalidae.

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Prawn cracker

Prawn crackers, also known as prawn chips and shrimp puffs are deep fried crackers made from starch and prawn that serve as flavoring.

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Processidae

The Processidae are a family of shrimp, comprising 65 species in five genera, and the only family in the superfamily Processoidea.

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Rostrum (anatomy)

In anatomy, the term rostrum (from the Latin rostrum meaning beak) is used for a number of phylogenetically unrelated structures in different groups of animals.

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Shrimp

The term shrimp is used to refer to some decapod crustaceans, although the exact animals covered can vary.

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Stenopus hispidus

Stenopus hispidus is a shrimp-like decapod crustacean belonging to the infraorder Stenopodidea.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prawn

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