Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID280129
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, 3 mi off beach at Sandy Point
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBulls Bay
HUC8 Number03050209
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture | shipping ballast
Statusestablished
CommentsSex undetermined. Water depth 25 ft.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Size254, 254 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2024].

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