- "I got a sweet shrimp! Blech. Not sweet until cooked." —New Leaf
|Scientific name||Pandalus borealis|
|Time of year||September 16th to February|
|Time of day||4pm-9am|
|Shadow size||Small Seafloor (Erratic moving)|
|Sale price||650 Bells|
|Appearances||Animal Crossing: New Leaf|
|Regional names||Gamberetto boreale|
|Animal Forest||Not Present|
|Animal Crossing||Not Present|
|Dōbutsu no Mori e+||Not Present|
|Animal Crossing: Wild World||Not Present|
|Animal Crossing: City Folk||Not Present|
|Animal Crossing: New Leaf||18|
The sweet shrimp is a benthic animal found at the bottom of the sea. It is indicated by a circular shadow. Diving is the only way of capturing it.
Donation to the Museum
In New Leaf
In New Leaf an information board in the aquarium will list information about this fish.
"Also called "northern shrimp," they have a life span of about 5 years, in which they are male for half. After that time, the shrimps change genders and become females, a rather unique feature of the species. The females are a popular sashimi dish, but they don't instantly have their characteristic sweetness. That sweetness actually comes out after they're left to sit for a day, making them a dish of patience."
Pandalus borealis, Pandalus nipponensis and Pandalus eous are all named sweet shrimp or Amaebi in Japan.