Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279272
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Baptiste Collete Bayou
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-New Orleans
HUC8 Number08090100
HUC10 NameMississippi River Delta-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809010002
HUC12 NameBenneys Bay-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080901000201
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected2
Size197, 240 mm
Number of Females2
Photo
Penaeus monodon


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/18/2024].

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