APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that is found in the coastal waters
and rockpools of south-west England. Images by David Fenwick.

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 Prawn

Eualus
Eualus cranchii (Leach, 1817 [in Leach, 1815-1875])
- A Prawn

Eualus species Thallwitz, 1892 - A Prawn

Hippolyte
Hippolyte inermis Leach, 1816 - A Prawn
Hippolyte leptocerus (Heller, 1863a) - A 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 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 Shrimp

Comparative Images of Shrimps and Prawns

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

Prawn Shrimp Images UK