Pandalus danae Stimpson, 1857
Dock shrimp
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Family:  Pandalidae (pandalid shrimps)
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Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 18 - 177 m
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific and Northwest Atlantic: Alaska, Canada and USA.
Diagnosis:  Ordinarily known as "coon-stripe" because of the peculiar striping of red or brown and white which is especially evident in the younger individuals. It is a rather stout species with a finely pitted surface and 10 to 12 median dorsal spines, all movable, about half of them on the carapace. The rostrum is a little longer than the carapace, the terminal half is unarmed above, the apex trifid, the lower margin 6 to 8 spined.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
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Entered by: Guerzon, Lorielle Ivy - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 19.11.20

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