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Tahitian prawn
Macrobrachium lar



A kind of shrimp which is widely distributed in the western Pacific. It is distributed mainly in the Nansei Islands in Japan and is an common species. But it is also confirmed in the western part of mainland Japan (west from Kanto). The feature is its size. Large male grow to about 30 cm including chelophore. The power of the leg is also strong, and the land advances like a tank. When grabbing it attack by long chelophore. I got bleeding with my little finger.