Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263812
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateNC
CountyBrunswick
LocalityCape Fear River, mouth at Southport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameCape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000508
HUC12 NameTown of Southport-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050803
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsID confirmed by Trish Murphey at the NC Division of Marine Fisheries. Specimen sexed as male.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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