Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID280037
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateLA
CountyLafourche
LocalityGulf of Mexico, near Port Fourchon
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month11
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsOther specimen was male.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Size248, 291 mm; 131, 212 g
Number of Females1


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