Molecular/Barcoding Data

This page is an in-development cooperative work with SCOR WG157 (MetaZooGene,   The "MZG" plots and information tables below summarize known observations of this taxa (Penaeus) and locations associated with GenBank barcodes for this taxa or taxa group (red stars).   Additional information on this taxa is available at

Map Views:   [   World   |   NATL   |   Mediterranean   |   SATL   |   NPAC   |   SPAC   |   Indian Ocean   ]

In the map above, light blue circles indicate where this taxa has been observed in COPEPOD or OBIS.
Red stars indicate locations where genus-level or species-level barcoding samples exist in GenBank or BOLD.

The table below shows the values plotted in the bargraph above.   Ocean columns indicate taxa has been observed in that ocean.

Sibling-taxa of this
# of Species
Observed in
# of Species
barcoded in
# of these
with GeoLocation
Penaeus aztecus111
Penaeus brasiliensis111
Penaeus brevirostris100
Penaeus californiensis111
Penaeus canaliculatus110
Penaeus chinensis110
Penaeus duorarum111
Penaeus esculentus111
Penaeus hathor111
Penaeus indicus111
Penaeus isabelae110
Penaeus japonicus111
Penaeus kerathurus111
Penaeus latisulcatus111
Penaeus longistylus110
Penaeus marginatus110
Penaeus merguiensis111
Penaeus monodon111
Penaeus notialis111
Penaeus occidentalis100
Penaeus paulensis110
Penaeus penicillatus110
Penaeus plebejus110
Penaeus pulchricaudatus111
Penaeus schmitti110
Penaeus semisulcatus111
Penaeus setiferus111
Penaeus silasi110
Penaeus stylirostris110
Penaeus subtilis110
Penaeus vannamei111

Last Updated:   2020-Nov-03