Common prawn -
Scientific name: Palaimon is Greek and the name of a cult on
Inos and for the drowned son of Athamas, Melikertes, worshipped as the
patron saint of ships. Isthmic games were celebrated every second year
in his honour and a celery wreath was the prize. Elegans is Latin and
means dainty or elegant.
Other scientific names: Leander squilla.