Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279837
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyGeorgetown
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, 2.5-3 mi off beach between Georgetown jetties
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCarolina Coastal-Sampit
HUC8 Number03040207
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
Commentsone male, one female (larger of two)
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected2
Size202, 240 mm; 63, 117 g
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/22/2024].

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