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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 
AphiaID: 210378

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDendrobranchiata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus monodon (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus Fabricius, 1798
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus Fabricius, 1798
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus bubulus Kubo, 1949 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus carinatus Dana, 1852
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus coeruleus Stebbing, 1905 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus durbani Stebbing, 1917
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus semisulcatus exsulcatus Hilgendorf, 1879
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus tahitensis Heller, 1862
Sources  original description Fabricius, J. C. (1798) Entomologia Systematica emendata et aucta, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species adjectis synonimis locis observationibus descriptionibus. Hafniae, Tom. II. Supplementum Entomologiae Systematicae. pages 1- 572. Copenhagen. [details]

[show all]
Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgiant tiger prawn  [details]
Direct child
taxa (1)

[show all]
 Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus monodon manillensis Villaluz & Arriola, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844 [in De Haan, 1833-1850]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 34 [details]
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 47 [details]
From regional or thematic species database
Australia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorAustralia [details]
Brazil
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBrazil (origin: alien[details]
Cambodia
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCambodia [details]
Dominican Republic
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorDominican Republic (origin: alien[details]
Ecuador
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEcuador (origin: alien[details]
Germany
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGermany [details]
Gulf of Guinea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNigerian part of the Gulf of Guinea (origin: alien[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGulf of Mexico (origin: alien[details]
India
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndia [details]
Japan
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorJapan [details]
Kenya
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorKenya [details]
Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexico (origin: alien[details]
Mozambique
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMozambican Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Myanmar
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBurma [details]
Pakistan
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPakistan [details]
Philippines
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPhilippines [details]
Red Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorRed Sea [details]
South Africa
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Coast of South Africa [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorFlorida (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (origin: alien[details]
Venezuela
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorVenezuela (origin: alien[details]
Vietnam
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorVietnamese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorEast Africa [details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSouth East Africa [details]
From other sources
Australia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Australia [details]
Eritrea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEritrea [details]
Federal Republic of Somalia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSomalia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the Gulf of Mexico (origin: alien[details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMalay Archipelago [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNahoon River [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRéunion Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Japan
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorJapan [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMtwapa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUngama Bay [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Malaysia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArchipel malais [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Mozambique Channel
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMayotte Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited States part of the North Atlantic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHawaiian part of the North Pacific Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Pakistan
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPakistan [details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Senegal
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSenegal [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCape of Good Hope [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast London [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Polynesian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIndo-West Pacific [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Caledonian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth East Africa [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Specimen  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeotype , locality Jakarta Bay [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnterocytozoon hepatopenaei Tourtip, Wongtripop, Situnyalucksana, Stentiford, Bateman, Sriuratana, Chayaburakul & Withyachumnarkul, 2009 (parasite)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGill-associated virus (parasite)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (26 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (61 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Cultured Aquatic species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (100956 nucleotides; 594 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Shrimp Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Ecuador (Nation) : There are no reported impacts of P. monodon, but this species could compete with native shrimp, and may transmit viruses such as the White Spot Virus. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Dominican Republic (Nation) : There are no reported impacts of P. monodon, but this species could compete with native shrimp, and may transmit viruses such as the White Spot Virus. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Nigerian part of the Gulf of Guinea : There are no reported impacts of P. monodon, but this species could compete with native shrimp, and may transmit viruses such as the White Spot Virus. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Brazil (Nation) : There are no reported impacts of P. monodon, but this species could compete with native shrimp, and may transmit viruses such as the White Spot Virus. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Venezuela (Nation) : There are no reported impacts of P. monodon, but this species could compete with native shrimp, and may transmit viruses such as the White Spot Virus. [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIntroduced species abundance in United States part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Fourteen specimens were caught in Louisiana waters.
Info retrieved from NEMESIS (Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System) [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:210378
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-06-07 07:51:36Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2007-06-04 11:36:54Z  checked  Fransen, Charles
2010-09-09 15:15:28Z  changed  De Grave, Sammy
2011-11-03 13:04:42Z  changed  Fransen, Charles
  
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  Citation: Fransen, C.; De Grave, S. (2015). Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=210378 on 2015-07-31
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