Eastern School Prawn

Metapenaeus macleayi
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Metapenaeus macleayi
Other names School Prawn, Eastern School Shrimp
Size Up to 16 cm (6.2 in)
Weight Up to .035 kg (.077 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, estuaries, bays & harbours amongst sandy, silty & muddy bottoms
Depth Range 0 - 35 m (114 ft)
Eastern School Prawn Distribution
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