Palaemon adspersus

Palaemon adspersus

Distribution in scandinavian waters

Maximum length: 8 cm.
Appearance: Green, grey or red-brown in colour. Pigment markings under the horizontal rostrum. Compare with the common prawn. Straight rostrum with 5-7 teeth on the dorsal side and 3(2-4) on the ventral side.
Djup: Sea-level to unknown depth.
Environment: Finds it congenial amongst eel grass, but even present amongst other algae.
Classification: Palaemon fabricii is a member of the ten-footed crustaceans under the arthropods.

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