Definition of Crangon. Meaning of Crangon. Synonyms of Crangon

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Definition of Crangon

Crangon
Shrimp Shrimp, n. [OE. shrimp; -- probably so named from its shriveled appearance. See Shrimp, v.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of numerous species of macruran Crustacea belonging to Crangon and various allied genera, having a slender body and long legs. Many of them are used as food. The larger kinds are called also prawns. See Illust. of Decapoda. (b) In a more general sense, any species of the macruran tribe Caridea, or any species of the order Schizopoda, having a similar form. (c) In a loose sense, any small crustacean, including some amphipods and even certain entomostracans; as, the fairy shrimp, and brine shrimp. See under Fairy, and Brine.

Meaning of Crangon from wikipedia

- Crangon crangon is a species of caridean shrimp found across the northeastern Atlantic Ocean from the White Sea in the north of Russia to the coast of...
- 1860 Crangon amurensis Bražnikov, 1907 Crangon capensis Stimpson, 1860 Crangon c****iope De Man, 1906 Crangon crangon (Linnaeus, 1758) Crangon dalli Rathbun...
- Pandalus borealis, followed by Crangon crangon. The wild-capture production of P. borealis is about ten times that of C. crangon. In 1950, the position was...
- refers mainly to the external anatomy of the common European shrimp, Crangon crangon, as a typical example of a decapod shrimp. The body of the shrimp is...
- Crangon allmani, also spelled Crangon allmanni, is a species of shrimp in the genus Crangon. It is at home in the northeast Atlantic Ocean. Its specific...
- in huge numbers along the European coastlines. The common shrimp, Crangon crangon, was categorised in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus, and the common prawn, Palaemon...
- Crangon franciscorum is a species of shrimp in the family Crangonidae which is endemic to the brackish estuaries of California, and found from Puget Sound...
- Crangon septemspinosa is a species of shrimp, one of several known as the sand shrimp. It lives along the Atlantic coast of North America, from Newfoundland...
- Binomial name Alpheus heterochaelis Say, 1818 Synonyms Alpheus andronyx Christoffersen, 1998 Halopsyche lutaria de Saussure, 1857 Crangon heterochaelis...
- More than one species shares the common name "brown shrimp": Crangon crangon, a species found in the north-eastern Atlantic Ocean and North Sea Farfantepenaeus...