Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4301
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusLitopenaeus
Speciesvannamei
Common NamePacific white shrimp
StateTX
CountyWillacy
LocalityPort Mansfield, TX, in 42 feet of water
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouth Laguna Madre
HUC8 Number12110208
HUC10 Number1211020805
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12002
Author:Anonymous
Date:1992
Title:Gulf shrimp identified as exotics.
Journal:Texas Parks and Wildlife News 28 Feb 1992
Commentscollect by commercial shrimper in several drags, turned over to TX Parks and Wildlife Dept., then to the Perry R. Bass Marine Fisheries Research Station in Palacios,TX for identification.
Record TypeLiterature
Verifierstaff: PR Bass Marine Fish. Res. Station, Palacios
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected8


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