Specimen Information

Macrobrachium rosenbergii
Macrobrachium rosenbergii
(giant river prawn)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID166852
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusMacrobrachium
Speciesrosenbergii
Common Namegiant river prawn
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalitySimmons Bayou
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameBack Bay of Biloxi-Biloxi Bay
HUC10 Number0317000906
HUC12 NameDavis Bayou-Biloxi Bay
HUC12 Number031700090606
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15760
Author:Woodley, C.M., W.T. Slack, M.S. Peterson, and W.C. Vervaeke
Date:2002
Title:Occurrence of the non-indigenous giant Malaysian prawn, Macrobrachium rosenbergii (De Man,1879) in Simmons Bayou, Mississippi, U.S.A.
Journal:Crustaceana
Volume:75
Issue:8
Pages:1025-1031
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordstate
Disposal13 lots in Mississippi Museum of Natural Science
Museum Cat NumberMMNS 1901-1913
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected40 total
Size22.89 - 119.38 mm TL
Number Preserved40
Number of Juveniles11
Number of Females4
Number of Breeding Males25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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