The Shrimp and Prawn, p.296.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

   THE first is a well known small crustaceous fish of the lobster kind. It has long slender feelers, between which are two projecting laminæ. It has three pair of legs and five fins, but no claws. All the sandy shores of Great Britain breed this insect and its flavour is very delicate.

The Prawn.

   IS not unlike the shrimp but exceeds it in size, being at least ten times as big, and in colour, having, when boiled, the most beautiful pink tint all over its body. The flesh is better tasted than that of the shrimp, and both seem to be the first attempts which nature made when she meditated the formation of the lobster. 

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