Ridgeback Prawn – species: Sicyonia ingentis. Other names: ridgeback shrimp, Pacific rock shrimp
Identifying Characteristics and Biology
- This species has the characteristic ‘ridge’ on its back, distinguishing it from a shrimp. Mostly reddish in color. Similar to the California spot prawn
Range and Habitat
- This species may be found in water about 475 feet deep, in mud and sand.