Shrimp Trivia

It's all in the minutiae

This party-pleaser has a widespread reputation, but we've compiled a list of lesser-known facts to boost your seafood schooling.

10: the number of legs on an average shrimp

"Green": the name for raw, uncooked shrimp

50%: the size of a shrimp's head in comparison to its body

Scampi: shrimp that has been broiled or sautéed, usually in butter and garlic

1 billion: the number of pounds of shrimp that Americans consume every year

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