Common name: saber crab
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Table 1. States with nonindigenous occurrences, the earliest and latest observations in each state, and the tally and names of HUCs with observations†. Names and dates are hyperlinked to their relevant specimen records. The list of references for all nonindigenous occurrences of Platychirograpsus spectabilis are found here.
Table last updated 5/25/2018
† Populations may not be currently present.
Platychirograpsus spectabilis (Saber crab)
Revision Date: 1/1/1900
(Gulf of Mexico Program)
U.S. Geological Survey, 2018, Platychirograpsus spectabilis: U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=185, Revision Date: 1/1/1900, Access Date: 6/20/2018
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