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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus vannamei Boone, 1931 
AphiaID: 377748

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 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)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitopenaeus Pérez Farfante, 1969
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenaeus Fabricius, 1798
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLitopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931)
Sources  original description Boone, L. (1931). Anomuran, macruran Crustacea from Panama and Canal Zone. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 63(2): 137-189. [details]

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Environment marine, brackish
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
China
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorChina (introduced: alien[details]
India
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIndia (introduced: alien[details]
Thailand
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorThailand (introduced: alien[details]
United States
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited States (introduced: alien[details]
Venezuela
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorVenezuela (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Peru
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPeru [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFrench Polynesian Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Specimen  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype , locality Gulf of Panama [details]
Host of  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpiroplasma penaei Nunan, Lightner, Oduori & Gasparich, 2005 (parasite)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (28 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FAO Species fact sheets 
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 population trend in United States (Nation) : This species is not currently established in North American waters. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In United States (Nation) : Impacts of shrimp aquaculture are controversial, and include loss of mangroves and other coastal habitat, salinization of groundwater, escape of nonindigenous shrimp species, and spread of viral shrimp diseases (Senanan et al. 2007; Food and Agriculture Organization 2011). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In India (Nation) : Impacts of shrimp aquaculture are controversial, and include loss of mangroves and other coastal habitat, salinization of groundwater, escape of nonindigenous shrimp species, and spread of viral shrimp diseases (Senanan et al. 2007; Food and Agriculture Organization 2011). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In China (Nation) : Impacts of shrimp aquaculture are controversial, and include loss of mangroves and other coastal habitat, salinization of groundwater, escape of nonindigenous shrimp species, and spread of viral shrimp diseases (Senanan et al. 2007; Food and Agriculture Organization 2011). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Venezuela (Nation) : Impacts of shrimp aquaculture are controversial, and include loss of mangroves and other coastal habitat, salinization of groundwater, escape of nonindigenous shrimp species, and spread of viral shrimp diseases (Senanan et al. 2007; Food and Agriculture Organization 2011). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Thailand (Nation) : Impacts of shrimp aquaculture are controversial, and include loss of mangroves and other coastal habitat, salinization of groundwater, escape of nonindigenous shrimp species, and spread of viral shrimp diseases (Senanan et al. 2007; Food and Agriculture Organization 2011). [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:377748
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2008-12-10 10:07:28Z  created  Decock, Wim
2011-02-04 10:44:40Z  checked  De Grave, Sammy
2014-05-27 07:54:58Z  changed  Fransen, Charles
  
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  Citation: Fransen, C.; De Grave, S. (2014). Penaeus vannamei Boone, 1931. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=377748 on 2014-07-22
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