Charybdis hellerii
Charybdis hellerii
(Indo-Pacific swimming crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Impact ID3086
Impact TypeHarvest
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationN/A
Impact DescriptionCharybdis hellerii has been found in crab traps in Florida and possess aggressive behavior, which spreads fear that the species may impact native blue crab harvest.
Reference1381
Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/8/2023].

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