Specimen Information

Macrobrachium rosenbergii
Macrobrachium rosenbergii
(giant river prawn)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID5039
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusMacrobrachium
Speciesrosenbergii
Common Namegiant river prawn
StatePR
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeState
HUC8 NamePuerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010000
HUC10 Number2101000202
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9418
Author:Williams, E.H., Jr., L. Bunkley-Williams, C.G. Lilyestrom and E.A.R. Ortiz-Corps
Date:2001
Title:A review of recent introductions of aquatic invertebrates in Puerto Rico and implications for the management of nonindigenous species.
Journal:Caribbean Journal of Science
Volume:37
Issue:3-4
Pages:246-251
CommentsYear is publication date of source document. There have been many releases over the years. Reared in experimental aquaculture ponds for research and distribution at the Lajas Agricultural Station. Stocked for research and distribution purposes.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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