Brown Tiger Prawn

Penaeus esculentus
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Penaeus esculentus
Other names Common Tiger Prawn, Tiger Prawn
Size Up to 15.5 cm (6.1 in)
Weight Up to .15 kg (.33 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal to offshore waters amongst soft sediment areas and seagrass beds
Depth Range 1 - 30 m (3 - 98 ft)
Brown Tiger Prawn Distribution