Tag Archive: Prawn

Invasive Species of the Day: Tiger Prawn and Climbing Ferns

Giant Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon): Giant Tiger Prawn: This large shrimp, also known as the Asian Tiger Shrimp and the Black Tiger Shrimp, can reach lengths between 8-12 inches.  It resembles are native edible penaeid shrimp but differs in that it has distinct black and yellow stripes. It was brought to the U.S. from the Indo-Pacific …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/02/27/invasive-species-of-the-day-tiger-prawn-and-climbing-ferns/

Invasive Species of the Day Series (March 8th): Red Imported Fire Ant & Giant Tiger Prawn

National Invasive Species Awareness Week: March 3rd – March 8th March 8th: Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta Buren) & Giant Tiger Prawn (Penaeus monodon): Photo Credit: David Almquist, University of Florida Red Imported Fire Ant: Many of us cherish childhood memories of family picnics during summer. What we likely also remember are the surprise …

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Permanent link to this article: http://liberty.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/03/08/invasive-species-of-the-day-series-march-8th-red-imported-fire-ant-giant-tiger-prawn/