North Sea shrimp
|North Sea shrimp|
the North Sea shrimp (Crangon crangon), also beach shrimp, Porre, Knat, called garnet or (North Sea - ) crabs in the majority Porren , is a small ten-foot cancer. Shrimps can reach attained full growth a length of up to 9.5 centimeters, are ungekocht grey, become however immediately after the catch cooked and to become thereby then sand colors. They have long feelers and two shear-similar member masses. The larger animals are thereby preferentially in the deeper water. The new generation of the North Sea shrimp uses the Wattenmeer only in the warm season, in order to protect itself against robbers. In the autumn it pulls it in the Tiefwasser. With the tide they come on the Watt, with the ebb-tide collect themselves them in Prielen.
They bury themselves usually flat in the sand around protection from birds to search fish and young seals. Pigment cells make possible for the shrimp that the cancer tank can adapt coloured perfectly to the Watt soil. North Sea shrimps become only active with occurring darkness the food.
The shrimp is a robber, who eats all kinds of Kleingetier. Birds, fish, young sea-dogs and Fischer make hunt for the shrimps. About 25,000 tons become each year of Krabbenkuttern in the North Sea imprisoned, of it about 10,000 tons in Germany. The so-called „crab roll “is considered as a north German delicate-eats.
Shrimps are meanwhile all year round fished. In former times one fished it from May into the autumn inside with baskets and nets. Nowadays only with the so-called Baumkurre one fishes, since the baskets throw off not as much. From Cuxhaven to Bremen there is only hobby Fischer, who works with baskets. The Beifang (Gammel) is thrown again back in the sea.
After „the garnet “the ostfriesische North Sea Coast jokeful also Costa Granata is called.
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