Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4505
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusLitopenaeus
Speciesvannamei
Common NamePacific white shrimp
StateTX
LocalityMatagorda Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEast Matagorda Bay
HUC8 Number12100401
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1860
Author:Wall Street Journal.
Date:1997
Title:Texas shrimp escape.
Journal:American Fisheries Society Introduced Fish Section Newsletter
Volume:1997
Issue:May
Pages:3
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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