Penaeus monodon
Penaeus monodon
(Asian tiger shrimp)

Impact ID2062
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionPenaeus monodon feeds on a variety of native invertebrates outside of its home range, including feeding heavily on the blue crab Penaeus monodon, due to its tendency to burrow.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2023].

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