Penaeus latisulcatusis commonly referred to as Western king prawn. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Penaeus latisulcatus are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Penaeus latisulcatus, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Penaeus latisulcatus, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Penaeus latisulcatus Kishinouye, 1896
Body pale yellow to brown, dark spots on the abdomen and blue tail-end.