Palaemon adspersus

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.

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