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What is the brown thing in shrimp?

Asked: Baja S Charters,Cabo San Lucas, Date Created:

The dark line that runs down the back of the shrimp isn't really a vein. It's an intestinal track, brown or blackish in color, and is the body waste, aka poop. It is also a filter for sand or grit. None of which you want to eat.

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