NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Penaeus monodon
(Asian tiger shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID288405
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateFL
CountyMartin
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, about 20 yards off the shore, just north of the Pier at Indian Riverside Park in Jensen Beach
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number3080203
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:The University of Georgia - Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2012
Title:EDDMapS database.
CommentsEDDMapS record = 2418726. FWC ID = 40154a. "While gigging flounder, in about 12 inches of water, I ran across a black shrimp that was considerably larger than the rest I'd seen."
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroMarine
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2014].

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