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is it better to feed cooked prawn or raw?
what is the difference between shrimp and prawn other than size?
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Most won't eat cooked, always raw.
Raw has more nutrients I would think as well. Texture changes when cooked.

"Culinarily, many people distinguish between shrimp and prawns on the basis of size. "Prawns" are considered to be larger, while shrimp are smaller. In terms of biology, however, things get a bit more complex, since shrimp and prawns are in different suborders, indicating key biological differences between the two. Prawns are in the suborder Dendobranchiata, while shrimp are classified as Pleocyemata.

The primary difference is the gill structure. Shrimp have branching gills, while prawns have lameller gills with a platelike structure. There are a few other distinguishing features. The front pincers of shrimp are typically the largest, while prawns have bigger second pincers. Prawns also have longer legs than shrimp. These differences may seem subtle, but they indicate different steps along the evolutionary path of both creatures."
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thanks Don.
 
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