Spot Prawn

Face On
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Face on, this Spot Prawn appeared huge and imposing. In actuality, it was only a few inches (cm.) long.


Spot Prawn (Pandalus platyceros) external link   •  Also called California spot prawn or Alaskan prawn   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 29 October 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:57:25 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2341
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Striped
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The Spot Prawn is actually striped. Along both its legs and its antenna.


Spot Prawn (Pandalus platyceros) external link   •  Also called California spot prawn or Alaskan prawn   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 14 January 2007)   •  (Photo taken in 2007)   •  © 2007 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #20070000_01
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Food Source
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The Spot Prawn is a food source that is fished from the waters off Unalaska Island, Alaska, to San Diego.


Spot Prawn (Pandalus platyceros) external link   •  Also called California spot prawn or Alaskan prawn   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 29 October 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:57:39 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2343
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Two Spot Prawn
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Two Spot Prawn came walking over the stone in search of food.


Spot Prawn (Pandalus platyceros) external link   •  Also called California spot prawn or Alaskan prawn   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Saturday 29 October 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:57:50 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2344
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