Dock Shrimp
(Pandalus danae)

image of a Dock Shrimp

Image ID: 209-01

Comments : These shrimp are very common throughout most of Puget Sound. If you look very carefully, you may be able to see some very small blue spots on the shrimps back. I seldom find Dock Shrimp this red - typically, they sport a more brownish color along the sides.
Common name : Dock Shrimp
Scientific Name : Pandalus danae
Location Found : Point Defiance, West Wall, South Puget Sound
Actual Size : 3 inches
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX w/1->3T macro
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