Metapenaeus monoceros known variously as pink shrimp, brown shrimp and ginger prawn as well as speckled shrimp, has commercial value in both fisheries and aquaculture throughout its range. M. monoceros was originally found in the Indo-West Pacific from Durban north along the African coast to the Red Sea and around India to the Bay of Bengal.


Nutrition values per serving (100g)

Energy 71.0 kcal
Total fat 1.01 g
Saturates 0.261 g
Carbohydrate 0.91 g
Sugars 0.0 g
Protein 13.61 g
Salt 1415.0 mg

Brown Shrimp