Spot Shrimp - Pandalus platyceros

Shellfish  <<  Spot Shrimp

Monterey Fish Market Seafood Index photograph of Spot Shrimp,  Pandalus platyceros


Southern California to Alaska


Year-round, yet periodic

Method of Capture:


Sustainability Consideration:

Spot shrimp are trap-caught so there is no bycatch, nor is there any environmental damage associated with this fishery.

Size Range:

pieces per pound (0-10) (11-15) (16-20) (21-25)

Flavor and Texture:

Sweet and rich, clean flavor with a slightly crunchy, dense texture

Cooking Tips:

sauté, grill, poach, serve raw, broil, salt bake