APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Prawn and shrimp images (Crustaceans)
Prawns

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Alpheoidea (Superfamily) > Alpheidae (Family)

Alpheus
Alpheus macrocheles (Hailstone, 1835b)
- Snapping prawn

Athanas
Athanas nitescens (Leach, 1813) - Hooded shrimp

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Alpheoidea (Superfamily) > Hippolytidae (Family)

Caridion
Caridion steveni Lebour, 1930 - A species of prawn

Eualus
Eualus cranchii (Leach, 1817 [in Leach, 1815-1875])
- A species of prawn

Eualus occultus (Lebour, 1936) - A species of prawn
Eualus species Thallwitz, 1892 - A species of prawn

Hippolyte
Hippolyte inermis Leach, 1816 - A species of prawn
Hippolyte leptocerus (Heller, 1863a) - A species of prawn
Hippolyte varians Leach, 1814
- Chameleon or Varying prawn

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Palaemonoidea (Superfamily) > Palaemonidae (Family) > Palaemoninae (Subfamily)

Palaemon
Palaemon elegans Rathke, 1837 - Glass prawn
Palaemon serratus (Pennant, 1777)
- Common or Great prawn

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Processoidea (Superfamily) > Processidae (Family)

Processa
Processa edulis crassipes Nouvel & Holthuis, 1957
- A species of prawn

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Gebiidea (Infraorder) > Upogebiidae (Family)

Upogebia
Upogebia species Leach, 1814 - A Upogebiid prawn

Shrimps

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Caridea (Infraorder) > Crangonoidea (Superfamily) > Crangonidae (Family)

Crangon
Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Brown or Common shrimp

Philocheras
Philocheras fasciatus (Risso, 1816) - A species of shrimp
Philocheras trispinosus (Hailstone in Hailstone & Westwood, 1835) - A species of shrimp

Comparative Images of Shrimps and Prawns

Brown shrimp / Common prawn
Palaemon serratus (Common prawn)
- with Palaemon elegans

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