Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4299
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, near St. Augustine
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23913
Author:Chin, E.
Date:1988
Title:Occurrence of the giant tiger prawn (Penaeus monodon) in commercial fishermens catches. Unpublished manuscript
Pages:6 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1652
Author:McCann, J.A., L.N. Arkin, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1996
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic and Selected Terrestrial Species of Florida. Status, Pathways, Dates of Introduction, Range Distributions, and Significant Ecological and Economic Effects.
Publisher:Florida Caribbean Science Center, U S Geological Survey, Gainesville, FL.
Pages:301 pp
CommentsEscaped from the Waddell Mariculture Center, Bluffton, SC around August 1988 and has dispersed south to St. Augustine, FL.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected3
Size9-10.5 in.


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