Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID255667
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateNC
CountyBrunswick
LocalityAtlantic Ocean off Oak Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameCape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000508
HUC12 NameLong Bay-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030300050805
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Photo
Penaeus monodon
Penaeus monodon


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2024].

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