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Penaeus monodon  Fabricius, 1798
Taxonomic Serial No.: 95638

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): giant tiger prawn [English]
    camarón tigre gigante [Spanish]
    crevette géante tigrée [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderDendrobranchiata Bate, 1888  
                                  SuperfamilyPenaeoidea Rafinesque, 1815 – penaeoid shrimps, crevettes pénaéïdes  
                                     FamilyPenaeidae Rafinesque, 1815 – penaeid shrimps, crevettes pénaéïdes  
                                        GenusPenaeus Fabricius, 1798  
                                           SpeciesPenaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 – giant tiger prawn, camarón tigre gigante, crevette géante tigrée  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Penaeus monodon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Holthuis, L. B.  
  Publication Date: 1980   
  Article/Chapter Title: Shrimps and Prawns of the World: An Annotated Catalogue of Species of Interest to Fisheries   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Fisheries Synopsis, no. 125, vol. 1   
  Page(s): xvii + 271   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-100896-5   
  Reference for: Penaeus monodon   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pérez Farfante, Isabel, and Brian Kensley  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title: Penaeoid and Sergestoid Shrimps and Prawns of the World: Keys and Diagnoses for the Families and Genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Mémoirs du Muséum nationale d'Histoire naturelle, tome 175   
  Page(s): 233   
  Publisher: Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  ISBN/ISSN: 2-85653-510-0, 1243-4442  
  Reference for: Penaeus monodon   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Indo-West Pacific  






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