Platychirograpsus spectabilis
(saber crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Impact ID2863
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn the Hillsborough River of western Florida, Platychirograpsus spectabilis is introduced and noted to feed upon a number of cyanobacteria (e.g. Oscillatoria), insect larvae, and algae.
Reference1494
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2024].

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