Litopenaeus vannamei
Litopenaeus vannamei
(whiteleg shrimp)

Impact ID2810
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationLaboratory
Impact DescriptionExperimental studies showed that Litopenaeus vannamei out-competed two native Thai shrimp Penaeus merguiensis and Macrobrachium sp; Litopenaeus vannamei is established in the wild in Thailand.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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