Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617525
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateMS
CountyHancock
LocalityMississippi Sound, Hancock County Seawall, Last culvert before reaching hotel.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NamePass Marianne-Mississippi Sound
HUC10 Number0317000914
HUC12 NamePass Marianne-Mississippi Sound
HUC12 Number031700091402
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Collection Day28
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/20/2022].

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