Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4508
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPenaeus
Speciesmonodon
Common NameAsian tiger shrimp
StateSC
CountyBeaufort
Localitydrainage canal near aquaculture facility in Bluffton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCalibogue Sound-Wright River
HUC8 Number03060110
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusfailed
Reference 1
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
CommentsApproximately 1000 were later recaptured from SC to FL.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Stocked200,000 post larvae


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