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FAO Names
En - Whiteleg shrimp, Fr - Crevette pattes blanches, Sp - Camarón patiblanco.
3Alpha Code: PNV     Taxonomic Code: 2280100111
Scientific Name with Original Description
Penaeus vannamei  Boone, 1931, Bull.Am.Mus.Nat.Hist., 63:173.

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Local Names
Mexico : Camarón blanco ,  White shrimp ( this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus).
Nicaragua : White shrimp (this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus).
Costa Rica : White shrimp ( this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus).
Panama : White shrimp ( this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus),  Camarón patiblanco .
Colombia : White shrimp (this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus),  Camarón café .
Ecuador : White shrimp (this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus).
Peru : White shrimp (this name is used for all species of Litopenaeus),  Langostino (Used for all species of Litopenaeus).
 
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