Specimen Information

Macrobrachium rosenbergii
Macrobrachium rosenbergii
(giant river prawn)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID4288
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusMacrobrachium
Speciesrosenbergii
Common Namegiant river prawn
StateHI
CountyKauai
LocalityKauai
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameKauai
HUC8 Number20070000
HUC10 Number2007000004
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:690
Author:Devick, W.S.
Date:1991
Title:Pattern of introductions of aquatic organisms to Hawaii freshwater habitats.
Publisher:Proceedings of the 1990 Freshwater Stream Biology and Fisheries Management Symposium. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources
Pages:189-213
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13100
Author:Staples, G.W., and R.H. Cowie.
Date:2001
Title:Hawaii's Invasive Species.
Publisher:Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI.
Pages:116 pp
CommentsImported for aquaculture production and released in streams. Probably not established (Staples and Cowie, 2001).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine-Freshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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