How much of a shrimp is meat, in percentage?

Read on google that the head is 35%, shell is 15% and meat 50%,

is this correct?

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From my own experience with weighing, 50% meat is correct.

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    It's going to be close in most cases, maybe some variation between varieties.
    – GdD
    Commented Sep 5, 2018 at 12:14

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