Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931)

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaMalacostracaDecapodaPenaeidaeLitopenaeus

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Overview

Full Name

Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931)

Common names

  • whiteleg shrimp eng
  • camarón patiblanco spa
  • camarón patiblanco spa
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted species

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011

Habitat

Not terrestrial, Marine

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

Distribution range

  • Present in French Polynesian Exclusive Economic Zone Source: Poupin, J., 2010. - Biodiversité de l’Indo-Pacifique tropical français : 2514 espèces de crustacés décapodes et stomatopodes. Rapport scientifique de l'Institut de Recherche de l'Ecole Navale, Octobre 2010, 76 pp.
  • Present in MRGID:15521 Texas Source: Lopez, V. and Krauss, U. (2006) National and Regional Capacities and Experiences on Marine Invasive Species, Including Ballast Waters, Management Programmes in the Wider Caribbean Region: a Compilation of Current Information. UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme Report on Marine Invasive Species
  • Present in MRGID:2204 United States Source: USGS (United States Geological Survey) (2007) NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species
  • Present in MRGID:2257 Peru Source: Pérez Farfante, I. & B. Kensley, 1997. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps and prawns of the world. Keys and diagnoses for the families and genera.— Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle 175: 1-233.
  • Present in MRGID:4288 Gulf of Mexico Source: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas.
  • Present in East Pacific Source: ChecklistBank 101722083

Subordinate taxa

Classification

There are no subordinate taxa for this species.
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kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Malacostraca
order
Decapoda
family
Penaeidae
genus
Litopenaeus
species
Litopenaeus vannamei
 
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Bibliography

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden. 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, and R. Lemaitre. 2009. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas

Holthuis, L. B. (1980) Shrimps and Prawns of the World: An Annotated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 1

ITIS database

Pérez Farfante, I. & B. Kensley, 1997. Penaeoid and sergestoid shrimps and prawns of the world. Keys and diagnoses for the families and genera.— Mémoires du Muséum National d’Histoire naturelle 175: 1-233.

Pérez Farfante, Isabel, and Brian Kensley (1997) Penaeoid and Sergestoid Shrimps and Prawns of the World: Keys and Diagnoses for the Families and Genera: Mémoirs du Muséum nationale d'Histoire naturelle, tome 175

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. The source was last visited by GBIF on Jul 30, 2015. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

A record will be modified by GBIF when either the source record has been changed by the publisher, or improvements in the GBIF processing warrant an update.