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EMW-10025Giant tiger prawnGiant tiger prawnPenaeus monodonFor additional information onlyNONEThe giant tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 is the largest commercially exploited shrimp species in the world. Its natural distribution is the Indo-West Pacific, ranging from the eastern coast of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula, as far as Southeast Asia, the Sea of Japan and northern Australia (Holthuis 1980). Females can reach about 33 cm total length (TL), but are typically 2530 cm TL and weigh 200 320 grams; males are slightly smaller at 2025 cm TL and weigh 100170 g (FAO 2012). Penaeus monodon.

Reference gives this as the largest commercially exploited shrimp species.
More info.Presence of giant tiger shrimp Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 on the Mexican coast of the Gulf of Mexico

BioInvasions Records (2013) Volume 2, Issue 4: 325328
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