Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID278937
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateAL
CountyMobile
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Mississippi Sound between Coffee Island and the GIWW
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsMale specimen. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size204 mm; 86.0 g
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/6/2021].

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