Translation of shrimp in Spanish:

shrimp

langostino, n.

Pronunciation /ʃrɪmp//ʃrɪmp/

noun

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    (large) langostino masculine US
    (large) camarón masculine Latin America US
    (medium) camarón masculine Latin America
    (medium) gamba feminine Spain
    (medium) langostino masculine Southern Cone
    (small) camarón masculine British
    (small) quisquilla feminine British Spain
    • It appears that the shrimps use their own bodies to ‘farm’ the bacteria.
    • Apart from 10-million baht damage to farm property, he said he had lost 2,000 spawning females capable of producing 200 million baby shrimps a month.
    • The shallow swamps provide an ideal habitat for juvenile shrimps, crustaceans, molluscs and fish, as well as breeding grounds for endangered species of marine turtles and horseshoe crabs.
    • While blue whales may occasionally feed on pelagic crabs and small fishes, their diet is almost exclusively euphausiid shrimps commonly called krill.
    • The trip north is slow for the cow-calf pair because of stops for nursing and the occasional meal of mysid shrimp or other food encountered.
    • Feldmann summarized the paleobiogeography of lobsters and shrimps from North America.
    • To fuel all this physical activity we enjoyed lots of good food; I particularly liked the red snapper fish, and the biggest shrimps I have ever seen, which I encountered at Charlie's Bar in St Nicholas.
    • Anemones, bubble corals, soft tree corals, sea cucumbers and cushion stars harboured tiny shrimps and crabs, while seahorses lurked among algae.
    • I got some groceries, but I also got some of those shrimp they have under heat lamps near the aisles.
    • For the many children participating it was a good opportunity to get close to mitten crabs, shrimp, fresh water mussels and even eels, as well as to a lot of deliciously slithery mud!
    • There are a fair number of nudibranchs and flatworms, all brightly coloured and sometimes difficult to distinguish, featherstars, shrimps, spiny lobsters and other hole-dwelling critters.
    • As we crept slowly across the flat in about 15 inches of water, we could see tailing bones rooting about in the soft bottom or around the mangroves, for crabs, shrimps or any other food item they could find.
    • It can be found feeding on crabs, shrimps, clams, scallops, abalone and small fish.
    • Larval fish, shrimps, and other smaller plankton are eaten when available.
    • Eumalacostraca is the group that contains most of the animals the general public recognize as crustaceans, such as shrimp, crabs, lobsters.
    • The seadragon's diet consists of mysid shrimp and other small crustaceans.
    • Take a torch with you, because within the crevices you'll find loads of prawns, shrimps and the odd lobster.
    • They eat tiny organisms, such as mysid shrimp, that they find close to the ocean floor.
    • They were fed a diet of commercial shrimp pellets every third day.
    • Chef Walter then produced a Lasagnette of eggplant with lobster, shrimps and mussels on a delicate saffron sauce to go with this wine.
  • 2plshrimps
    derogatory, informal

    (small person)
    renacuajo masculine derogatory informal
    renacuaja feminine derogatory informal
    enano masculine derogatory informal
    enana feminine derogatory informal
    • Are you sure you want to hang out with that shrimp?

intransitive verb

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    to go shrimping ir a pescar camarones (/ gambas etc. )