Invasive Species Compendium

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Abstract

Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931), the Pacific whiteleg shrimp in River Cauvery.

Abstract

This article describes the first recording of Litopenaeus vannamei in the River Cauvery in Tamil Nadu, India, during July and December 2017. The potential ecological consequences of this finding are briefly discussed.