Specimen Information

Litopenaeus vannamei
Litopenaeus vannamei
(Pacific white shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID4214
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusLitopenaeus
Speciesvannamei
Common NamePacific white shrimp
StateTX
CountyCameron
LocalityGulf of Mexico off Brownsville
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Rio Grande
HUC8 Number13090002
HUC10 Number1309000205
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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