Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID282963
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, Marathon, channel vicinity of the north end of Ave H appx 730 m E of Coco Plum Dr
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 NameUpper Florida Keys
HUC10 Number0309020302
HUC12 NameUpper Florida Keys
HUC12 Number030902030200
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32208
Author:Zink, I.C., T.L. Jackson, and J.A. Browder
Date:2018
Title:A note on the occurrence of non-native tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798) in Biscayne Bay, FL, USA and review of south Florida sighting and species identification
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:7
Issue:3
Pages:297-302
CommentsFWC ID 39234. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierThomas Matthews, Florida FWC
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size6 in.
Photo
Penaeus monodon
Penaeus monodon


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