Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279536
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, near bar at the mouth of the Stono River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouth Carolina Coastal
HUC8 Number03050202
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsThis collection occurred through 9/19/2011.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected5
Size186-251 mm; 41-145


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