(Aka Pandalus platyceros, California spot prawn, Alaskan prawn, spot shrimp)
The spot prawn is a large shrimp that is found from Alaska to San Diego.
1. The combined daily limit for all shrimp/prawn species is 200.
2. Click here to watch a short video that shows you how to clean and prepare spot prawns.
3. The prawn is a male during its second and third years, then changes sex in the third or fourth year. Be sure to use proper pronouns when referring to it.
4. For a complete list and description of all of the types of shrimp/prawns you can find on the BC Coast, click here.