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shrimp

slang A very small, weak, or inconsequential person. Beat it, shrimp, or I'll pound ya! He was always a but of a shrimp as a kid, but then he hit puberty and shot up to nearly six feet tall.

shrimp

n. a small person. I’m such a shrimp. I just have short genes.
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China's industry publication Foodspath said in a new report that Beijing has prohibited shrimp imports from Saudi Arabia after Chinese customs detected white spot syndrome virus (WSSV) in a shipment of shrimp.
Fry the shrimps in batches until a light golden brown, about one to three minutes.
The economic planners should also devise the strategies for production of quality farm-raised shrimps and for exploitation of tremendous marketing opportunities in the world market.
He said he recalls his grandfather, a greengrocer by trade, turning out his cart during autumn and spring and filling it with shrimps to sell.
Meslahi pointed out that the total production of shrimps from traditional fishing in the sultanate in 2017 amounted to about 509 tonnes, a decrease of 39 per cent compared to 2016 with a total estimated value of RO1.4mn.
In the southeastern Gulf of California, shrimp fishing is a sequential fishery, with juveniles captured by artisanal fishing in wetlands and coastal lagoons through so-called "atarrayas" (circular thrownets) or "tapos" (barriers placed in tidal channels to prevent the migration of shrimp to the open sea).
The animal challenge experiments were designed using cohabitation of healthy and diseased shrimps and feeding with EHP-infected shrimp hepatopancreatic tissue.
The second audit by the EU of India's seafood industry, focusing specifically on antibiotics and microbiological residues in shrimps, is now over.
Highlighting that shrimp has become the most sought-after ingredient for dumplings, replacing minced pork or beef meat, the nation's leading provider of precooked products said it is seeking to solidify its presence in the newly established shrimp dumpling market here.
consumption of shrimp is upwards of 600,000 metric tons per year, with the average American consuming four pounds of shrimp annually, more than any other individual seafood product [1].
According to the report, the global shrimp production reached 4.25 Million Tons in 2015 with the market growing at a CAGR of 4.7% during 2008-2015.
It may be recalled that the import inspection authorities of Japan had suddenly enforced the default level of 0.01ppm for Ethoxyquin in shrimps from India and Vietnam without any reason in August 2012.
"You'd be running round to the sounds of Abba and begging for a bowl of shrimps, though you'd usually get the cockles."
CORN AND SHRIMP CHOWDER In a large pot over medium heat, heat 2 tablespoons peanut oil.