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As defined by Merriam-Webster : any small and marine decapod crustaceans which have a slender elongated body, a compressed abdomen and a long rostrum, commercially important as food.
It is low in calories and does not contain carbohydrates. It has only 84 calories in a 3 ounce serving.
Adult egg-bearing females are caught in coastal waters and transferred to ponds with brackish water where they are cultivated.
Larger in size shrimps are called prawns.