Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283357
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StatePR
CountyMayaguez
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, just W of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez Sector La Boquilla
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreater Antilles
HUC8 Number32006500
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Collection Day3
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/17/2021].

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