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Aquaculture experiments with the species are said to be showing some promise. O. 6 inches). Distribution: Potentially, one of the largest crustacean resources available. Lives all around the Antarctic continent in the polar region, with particularly large populations known in the East Wind Drift, the Scotia Sea, the Weddell Drift and off the Antarctic Peninsula and the KerguelenGaussberg Ridge. It often lives in large shoals, usually near the surface and seldom deeper than 100 meters (325 feet).

Originally, Crangon crangon, the common shrimp, was called "shrimp" and Palaemon serratus, the common prawn, was called "prawn:' However, both names are applied to many other species. "Dublin Bay prawn" is even used to describe Nephrops norvegicus, which is a langoustine or Norway lobster. The only consistent pattern in British usage is that "prawn" is not used for the very small species. The Oxford dictionary defines prawn as "larger than shrimp:' In the United States, prawn is sometimes used on restaurant menus in some areas to mean large shrimp, and in other places to mean small shrimp.

The tail fin and shell remain attached to the abdomen, which has six segments. (See Anatomy). Split tails are a popular form for rock shrimp, which has a singularly hard shell that is very difficult to remove. Splitting the back of the shell makes it easy to prepare, cook and remove the meat for eating. Split tails are usually just that, but may also be deveined (see Vein). Peeled Peeled shrimp is raw headless shrimp without the shell or tail fin. d. The intestine, called the vein, which runs the length of the tail, remains in the shrimp.

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