Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279525
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateTX
CountyAransas
LocalityAransas Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAransas Bay
HUC8 Number12100405
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsEaten by crew. All 3 caught during 3 week cruise between 9/17 and 10/6
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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