Invemar
Bulletin of Marine and Coastal Research

PRESENCE OF PENAEUS MONODON FABRICIUS (CRUSTACEA: DECAPODA: PENAEIDAE) IN WATERS OFF THE COLOMBIAN GUAJIRA

Luis Alonso Gómez Lemos, Néstor Hernando Campos

Abstract


This is the first report of the presence of Penaeus monodon off the Guajira Peninsula in the Colombian Caribbean. Three specimens were collected near Cabo de la Vela and one in Punta Gallinas at the continental shelf, while trawling for shrimps.

Keywords


Penaeus monodon; Alloctonous species; Bio-invader; Virus vector; Colombian Guajira

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DOI: 10.25268/bimc.invemar.2008.37.2.352

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