Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID280126
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyGeorgetown
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, 4 mi off beach, 1/2 mi inshore of sea buoy off north Georgetown jetty
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCarolina Coastal-Sampit
HUC8 Number03040207
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsBoth males. Water depth 35 ft.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Size251, 263 mm; 108, 106 g
Number of Females0


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