C: Cooked UC: Uncooked Head-On: Head, shell and tailfins on.
Headless/Shell-On: Only the head has been removed and the shell and tailfins are still on. Tail On: Headless, peeled & deveined shrimp in which the tail has not been removed.
Can be cooked or uncooked. Tail Off: Headless, peeled & deveined shrimp in which the tail has been removed.
Only available cooked. P&D: Peeled & deveined, round, tail off. All shell and tailfins have been removed, with segments shallowly slit to the last segment. P&D/Butterfly: Peeled & deveined, fantail or butterfly, tail on. All shell has been removed except last shell segment and tail fins with segments deeply slit to last segment PUD: Peeled and undeveined. All shell and tailfins have been removed with the segments unslit. Butterflied: The shell and digestive track have been removed and a deep cut has been made that “butterflies” the shrimp without splitting it into two pieces.