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Snake, Water Bug, and Centipede looking Shrimps

Q. What do these animals have in common?

Guangzhou, China Experience - 8
Water Bugs, cousins of the cockroach.

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Water Snakes

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Not sure what is the name of these Centipede looking Shrimps.



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They all taste like chicken?

oh. please don't tell me they're being eaten!!

it's called CRAWFISH! in tagalog, alupihang dagat. :-)

Crawfish are good! I would not eat the other two though...

I think they're also called tatampan

In Bulacan, we call them hipong alupihan.

We call them(Crawfish) Palpatok in Bataan. =)

I love alupihang dagat esp. if steamed with butter.

I love alupihang dagat! But I think it's hard to get fresh ones here in Manila.

They are serve in chinese restos

i love crawfish! but they're not easy to peel! hahaha=) prepare to get cut by the sharp shells! but they're so good! i remembered once, i was in beijing, i ate 4 fried scorpions! hahaha=)

anyway, anton! halata ba na mahilig ako kumain?! =)

they call it mantis shrimp at seafood restos here in HK,i think. Deep-fried with salt and pepper they taste sooo good. The flesh is white with some purple streaks when cooked. It tastes like a cross between squid, lobster and prawn. i really like your blog, by the way. adding it now to my daily reads apart from marketmanila and of course lori's dessertcomesfirst.

ewwwwwwwwwwww!!!! that is yakee!!!

do u know what that is

do u know what that is

the alupihang dagat isnt a CRAWFISH at all... THEY ARE CALLED MANTIS SHRIMPS. crawfish OR CRAYFISH are lobster looking things that live in freshwater...

not crawfish......mantis shrimp

Hmm...I don't think that's Mantis Shrimp. Seems to me if they were Mantis Shrimp they'd be killing everyone with their super powers (you can read up on them via the Oatmeal's comic).

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