Specimen Information

Penaeus monodon
Penaeus monodon
(Asian tiger shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID1617118
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyBeaufort
LocalityHilton Head Plantation dock/slip
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCalibogue Sound-Wright River
HUC8 Number03060110
HUC10 NameCalibogue Sound
HUC10 Number0306011003
HUC12 NameCalibogue Sound
HUC12 Number030601100304
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsLarge Shrimp, black, about 8 inches long. Photo attached. Still alive in crab cage and may be available to freeze as a specimen if needed.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size8"
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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