Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279843
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateNC
CountyBrunswick
LocalityCape Fear River, off Southport
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsIdentified from a photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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