The English lobster is a species, our cray fish is another, our prawn is another.
The prawn has never been tried on the Shuswap Lake; it might be worth a trial.
Like most other kinds of crustacea, the prawn is much larger in tropical climates.
But for a prawn curry there is no place like the City of Palaces.
Figs. 37 and 38 represent two stages in the development of the prawn.
He stripped the clothes from each like a man strips the scales from a prawn with one quick twirl of his fingers.
When the Prawn or Shrimp is not in a hurry, he swims slowly but surely with the little paddles, or "swimmerets."
To tell a live Shrimp from a Prawn, look at the long pointed beak which juts out from the front of the head.
They strike the water with great force, and so send the Prawn or Shrimp quickly backwards.
To move quickly, the Shrimp or Prawn merely bends his body, then straightens it.