Specimen Information

Penaeus monodon
Penaeus monodon
(Asian tiger shrimp)

Specimen ID4299
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, near St. Augustine
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Collection Month8
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23913
Author:Chin, E.
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 Unpublished manuscript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
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
Number Collected3
Size9-10.5 in.


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