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The fisheries are important, principally those for shrimps and lobsters.
Shrimps, crabs and lobsters form an important source of food supply.
The name of shrimps is sometimes given to members of the order Schizopoda, which differ from most of the Macrura in having swimming branches or exopodites on the thoracic legs.
Of the 350 known species of mantis shrimps only two are found in British waters.
Due to the heavy demand for fish, some of us took advantage of the offer of grilled shrimps.