Black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon)

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Black tiger shrimp fact file

Black tiger shrimp description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassCrustacea
OrderDecapoda
FamilyPenaeidae
GenusPenaeus (1)

Information on the black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Giant tiger prawn.
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Black tiger shrimp status

The black tiger shrimp has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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References

  1. ITIS (April, 2011)
    http://www.itis.gov
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Black tiger shrimp in market  
Black tiger shrimp in market

© Gavin Parsons / www.ardea.com

Ardea wildlife pets environment
59 Tranquil Vale
London
SE3 0BS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 208 318 1401
ardea@ardea.co.uk
http://www.ardea.com

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