Litopenaeus vannamei
Litopenaeus vannamei
(whiteleg shrimp)

Impact ID2790
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionLitopenaeus vannamei was introduced into wild areas of Thailand because of its aquaculture popularity, and after thereafter have spread exotic diseases to native shrimp.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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