Litopenaeus vannamei
Litopenaeus vannamei
(whiteleg shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Impact ID2826
Impact TypeGenetic
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionThere is fear that Litopenaeus vannamei could interbreed and hybridized with native shrimp species where they are introduced.
Reference14334
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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