Scientific names: Palaimon is Greek and the name of a cult on
Inos and for Melikertes, the drowned son of Athamas, worshipped as the
patron saint of ships. The Isthmian games were celebrated every second
year in his honour and a cellery wreath was the prize. Adspersus is
Latin for sprinkle, splatter and splash..
Other scientific names: Palaemon fabricii.
English names: Common prawn.