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Is the black part of a shrimp poop?

Asked: Denis Rossignol, Last Updated:

The little black line on the bottom of the shrimp, also called a “vein,” is just a digestive tract. Depending on what the shrimp ate before it was caught, it could be darker than the rest of the meat. It could have some sand in it, or algae.

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