Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263679
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateLA
CountyIberia
LocalityVermilion Bay, Blue Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number08080103
HUC10 NameVermilion Bay
HUC10 Number0808010306
HUC12 NameVermilion Bay
HUC12 Number080801030600
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsCollected. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Year Classadult male
Size172 mm (tip of rostrum to tip of telson)
Photo
Penaeus monodon


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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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