Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID272968
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyGeorgetown
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, 0.5 miles east of the end of the north jetty at the mouth of Winyah Bay, Georgetown
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolina Coastal-Sampit
HUC8 Number03040207
HUC10 NameGreat Pee Dee River-Winyah Bay
HUC10 Number0304020702
HUC12 NameAtlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030402070209
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsMale specimen collected. See voucher image.
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberSERTC 2010-0008
VerifierDavid Knott, SC DNR
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size206 mm TL; 98.9 g
Photo
Penaeus monodon


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