Taxonomy Name Penaeus monodon
Class Malacostraca
Genus Penaeus
Family Penaeidae
DOF Valid Name No name
Common Name Black tiger shrimp, Tiger prawn
Local Name Udang Harimau
Body Color
Spesific Description Carapace with grooves and crests distinct, rostrum generally armed with 6 to 8 teeth (including those on carapace) and 3 lower teeth. Postrostral crest well developed and reaching nearly to posterior margin of carapace with or without a feeble median groove. This species misidentifications with Penaeus monodon. Its antennule flagella alternated with white and brown bands.