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Among them are the shrimp and prawn, thin-shelled, active crustaceans common along our eastern coast.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
They strike the water with great force, and so send the Prawn or Shrimp quickly backwards.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
To move quickly, the Shrimp or Prawn merely bends his body, then straightens it.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
When the Prawn or Shrimp is not in a hurry, he swims slowly but surely with the little paddles, or "swimmerets."
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
To tell a live Shrimp from a Prawn, look at the long pointed beak which juts out from the front of the head.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
The hard, shelly covering of the Shrimp and Prawn is like the armour of the crab--it will not stretch in the least.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
Thus, one may desire to examine the structure and appendages of a prawn or small crab, or to investigate the nature of a chiton.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
A small fish or a prawn is perfectly helpless when once it is seized by the creatures tentacles.
THE SEA SHOREWILLIAM S. FURNEAUX
Craw-fish, prawn, shrimp, and crab sauces are made the same as lobster sauce.
Large trout have been taken on the prawn in the coast rivers; but it is possible that they were sea-trout and not rainbows.
FISHING IN BRITISH COLUMBIATHOMAS WILSON LAMBERT

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