Prawn Size Chart

There is a lot of confusion and misinformation around sizes when it comes to prawns; so we use the chart below to categorise our prawns accordingly. Note that these are approximations.

For Prawns Head on Shell On

 Market Name Size Terminology Prawns Per Kg
Extra Colossal  U5 4-5
Extra Colossal  U10 7-9
Super Colossal U12 or 10/12

9-11

Colossal or Similar U15 or 13/15

13-14

Extra Jumbo 16/20

17-19

Jumbo 21/25

22-24

Extra Large 26/30

27-29

Large 31/35

32-34

Medium Large 36/40

37-39

Medium 41/50

42-49

Small 51/60

52-59

Extra Small

61/70

62-29

 

For Peeled and Deveined Prawns 


 Market Name Size Terminology Prawns Per Pound
Extra Colossal  U5 4-5
Extra Colossal  U10 7-9
Super Colossal U12 or 10/12 

10-12 

Colossal or Similar U15 or 13/15 

 13-15

Extra Jumbo 16/20 

16-20 

Jumbo 21/25 

 21-25

Extra Large 26/30 

26-30 

Large 31/35 

 31-35

Medium Large 36/40  36-40

 

Medium 41/50 41-50

 

Small 51/60

51-60

Extra Small

61/70

61-70