What is Latin name of Black Tiger shrimp?

Bởi Meksea Team - November 26, 2021

MEKSEA.COM Do you know what the Latin name of Black Tiger shrimp is? Let’s explore the Latin name of Black Tiger shrimp with Meksea.

Black Tiger shrimp is one of the species farmed on a large scale in Vietnam, especially in the South-Western provinces. With high nutritional value, shrimp is one of the most popular seafood items all over the world. Vietnam is one of the few countries in the world which have natural conditions particularly suitable for the shrimp farming industry.



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Giant tiger prawn

Penaeus monodon

Penaeus monodon Fabricius

Tôm sú

Giant tiger prawn, Asian tiger shrimp, black tiger shrimp

HOSO, HLSO, PND, PTO, Nobashi, Butterfly, Raw Sushi


When do we use Latin name of seafood?

Latin name of seafood is a descriptive term used to describe a specific type of seafood and its characteristics. Using Latin seafood names helps to avert confusion caused by the often contradictory and multiple common names an individual may have.

Some documents use Latin seafood names in commerce: Bill Of Lading, Sales Contract, Certificate Of Origin, Invoice, Packing List, Health Certificate, Catch Certificate, Analytics Results, and so on.

Moreover, the Latin name is shown on product packaging of export orders to ensure the accuracy of the name of the products.




Some products of Black Tiger shrimp/Penaeus monodon Vietnam exports


HOSO Black Tiger shrimp 


Cooked HOSO Black Tiger shrimp 


HLSO Butterfly Black Tiger shrimp


Block Frozen HLSO Black Tiger shrimp


Easy Peeled HLSO Black Tiger shrimp 


 PTO Skewered Black Tiger shrimp


Peel and Deveined tail off Black Tiger shrimp


Peeled and Deveined tail on Black Tiger shrimp 


Headless shell on Black Tiger shrimp 


Breaded PDTO Black Tiger shrimp


Some sizes of Black Tiger shrimp can be: 6/8, 8/12, 13/15, 16/20, 21/30, 31/40, 41/50, 51/60, 61/70, 71/90

Glazing: IQF/ Block

Packing: IQF; Block; Plain; bag; IWP


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