Prawn
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giant long-armed prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii

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Giant long-armed prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii

The giant long-armed prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (family Palaemonidae), also commonly called cherabin, is found in permanent freshwater streams and waterholes across northern Australia and in brackish water and estuaries. Prawns are similar to crayfish but thier arms are long with fine claws.

Prawns are good eating. They taste great cooked on the coals of the fire.

e-mail: Philip Hamilton.
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