Penaeus Semisulcatus

Family name: Penaeidae
English name: Green tiger prawn
Green tigers grow to about 228 mm (nearly 9 inches).
The species is caught in trawls on sandy or muddy bottoms in depths down 130 to meters The juveniles are estuarine and the adults marine. It is found in many and widespread areas of the indo-West Pacific, from East and Southeast Africa into the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, around the Indian subcontinent, through the Malay archipelago to Japan and Northern Australia. In recent years it has extended its range from the Red Sea through the Suez Canal into the eastern Mediterranean, where it is now fairly common.