Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID297038
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityBiscayne Bay, Military Canal Southside (at SW 301st St., Homestead)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameSouth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020617
HUC12 NameSouth Biscayne Bay
HUC12 Number030902061702
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month2
Collection Year2013
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
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Photo
Penaeus monodon


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2024].

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