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Snake, Water Bug, and Centipede looking Shrimps

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Q. What do these animals have in common?

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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

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