Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID264946
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateAL
CountyMobile
LocalityGulf of Mexico, 0.5 mi S of Dauphin Island near the Katrina cut
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month11
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size21.8 cm
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/15/2021].

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