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Family: Aristeidae gamba prawns (See list of species below)

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26 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)


Aristaeomorpha foliacea
[giant red shrimp]
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Aristaeomorpha woodmasoni
[Indian red shrimp]


Aristaeopsis edwardsiana
[scarlet shrimp]
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Aristeus alcocki
[Arabian red shrimp]


Aristeus antennatus
[blue and red shrimp]
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Aristeus antillensis
[purplehead gamba prawn]
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Aristeus mabahissae
[]
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Aristeus pallidicauda
[]
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Aristeus semidentatus
[smooth red shrimp]


Aristeus varidens
[striped red shrimp]


Aristeus virilis
[stout red shrimp]
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Austropenaeus nitidus
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Cerataspis monstruosus
[gamba prawns]
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Hemipenaeus carpenteri
[]
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Hemipenaeus spinidorsalis
[]
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Hepomadus glacialis
[]
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Hepomadus inermis
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Hepomadus tener
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Parahepomadus vaubani
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Plesiopenaeus coruscans
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Pseudaristeus crassipes
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Pseudaristeus gracilis
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Pseudaristeus kathleenae
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Pseudaristeus protensus
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Pseudaristeus sibogae
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Pseudaristeus speciosus
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26 Species of Family Aristeidae
(gamba prawns)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Aristaeomorpha foliacea giant red shrimp Atlantic, the Mediterrane 6.2 CL
Aristaeomorpha woodmasoni Indian red shrimp Indian Ocean 15.3000001907349 TL
Aristaeopsis edwardsiana scarlet shrimp Circumglobal in tropical 33.4 TL
Aristeus alcocki Arabian red shrimp Indian Ocean. 15 TL
Aristeus antennatus blue and red shrimp Western Indian Ocean, Eas 22 TL
Aristeus antillensis purplehead gamba prawn Western Atlantic 19.3 TL
Aristeus mabahissae Worldwide.
Aristeus pallidicauda Northwest Pacific
Aristeus semidentatus smooth red shrimp Indo-Pacific 17.7999992370605 TL
Aristeus varidens striped red shrimp Eastern Atlantic 20 TL
Aristeus virilis stout red shrimp Indo-West Pacific 22.2 BL
Austropenaeus nitidus Indo-Pacific and Southeas
Cerataspis monstruosus gamba prawns Worldwide.
Hemipenaeus carpenteri Western Atlantic and Indo
Hemipenaeus spinidorsalis South Atlantic and the In
Hepomadus glacialis Northwest Pacific
Hepomadus inermis South Central Pacific.
Hepomadus tener Atlantic and Indo-West Pa
Parahepomadus vaubani Indo-West Pacific
Plesiopenaeus coruscans Western Atlantic and Indi
Pseudaristeus crassipes Indian Ocean
Pseudaristeus gracilis Western Central Pacific
Pseudaristeus kathleenae Indo-West Pacific
Pseudaristeus protensus Indian Ocean
Pseudaristeus sibogae Indian Ocean
Pseudaristeus speciosus Southwest Atlantic



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