Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263932
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityBack Levee Canal, near Buras
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameGrand Bayou-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809030106
HUC12 NameCyprien Bay-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080903010607
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen kept alive in an aquarium in the Barrois residence.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size9 inches
Photo
Penaeus monodon


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/23/2024].

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