river prawn

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Noun1.river prawn - large Australian prawn
long-clawed prawn, Palaemon australis, river prawn - large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
prawn, shrimp - any of various edible decapod crustaceans
2.river prawn - large (a foot or more) edible freshwater prawn common in Australian rivers
genus Palaemon, Palaemon - type genus of the family Palaemonidae; widely distributed genus
prawn - shrimp-like decapod crustacean having two pairs of pincers; most are edible
river prawn - large Australian prawn
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To assemble, poach a river prawn in melted butter for 3 minutes or until cooked.
Population dynamics of the river prawn, Macrobrachium amazonicum (Heller, 1862) (Decapoda, Palaemonidae) on Combu Island (Amazon Estuary).
Minister Joyce said although this is a positive milestone, there is still a long way to go in rebuilding the Logan River prawn industry and confirming the disease has been eradicated from our waters.
ABSTRACT The aim of this study was to determine if the Amazon river prawn [Macrobrachium amazonicum (Heller, 1862)] population structure is affected by habitat heterogeneity.
Life-history traits of the Monsoon River prawn Macrobrachium malcolmsonii (Milne-Edwards, 1844) (Palaemonidae) in the Ganges (Padma) River, northwestern Bangladesh.
Farming freshwater prawns: a manual for the culture of the giant river prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii).
Patterns of larval growth and chemical composition in the Amazon River prawn, Macrobrachium amazo nicum.
Temporal variation in the water quality of ponds and effluent of grow-out ponds of Amazon River prawn Macrobrachium amazonicum
Bioaccumulation of oligoelements in the river prawn, Macrobrachium amazonicum (Crustacea, Palaemonidae)
In the Clarence River prawn trawl fishery, the researchers and fishers have been investigating both mechanical and behavioural devices to reduce the bycatch of bream and other important fish species, as well as undersize prawns.
The doctor who examined her assured her it was nothing, that she had probably been bitten by an angry river prawn.