Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279149
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, 2 miles off middle of beach on Kiawah Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Carolina Coastal
HUC8 Number03050202
HUC10 NameStono River
HUC10 Number0305020202
HUC12 NameAtlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030502020207
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
Comments2 males (235 mm TL, 95 g; 248 mm TL, 74 g) and 2 females (270 mm TL, 140 g; 260 mm TL, 127 g)
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected4
Size235, 248, 270, and 260 mm TL
Number of Females2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2024].

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