Sicyonia brevirostris

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Sicyonia brevirostris
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S. brevirostris
Binomial name
Sicyonia brevirostris
Stimpson, 1871
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Eusicyonia brevirostris Burkenroad, 1934

Sicyonia brevirostris, the brown rock shrimp, is a species of prawn. It is found along the coasts of the western Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico from Norfolk, Virginia to Yucatán, including Cuba and the Bahamas.[1] It is used in cooking and has a taste and texture similar to lobster.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ K. Hill (May 10, 2005). "Sicyonia brevirostris (brown rock shrimp)". Smithsonian Institution. Retrieved May 15, 2011.
  2. ^ Trowbridge Filippone, Peggy. "What is rock shrimp?". About Food. Retrieved 12 March 2015.

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