Individuals all begin life as a male then pass through a transitional stage to become females. Mature females produce from 1000 to 3000 eggs in a single spawn.
In Alaska and British Columbia prawns are harvested with traps rather than the highly distructive practice of bottom trawls used for most other shrimp species.
Range: Northeastern Pacific - Southern Alaska to Southern California
Species: Pandalus platyceros
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