It also called
Whiteleg shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei, formerly Penaeus vannamei), also known
as Pacific white shrimp or King prawn, is a variety of prawn of the eastern
Pacific Ocean commonly caught or farmed for food.
have a sweet taste and a firm structure, and are a rich source of protein. They
are grayish white and turn pink when cooked
main producer countries of Penaeus vannamei are: China, Thailand, Indonesia,
Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Venezuela, Viet Nam, India, Philippines.