Charybdis hellerii
Charybdis hellerii
(Indo-Pacific swimming crab)

Impact ID3140
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionCharybdis hellerii was found to behave aggressively toward the native crab Cronius ruber, as well as show population increases where C. ruber populations decreased over the years in Brasil, pointing to the possibility that it may be out-competing the native.
Great Lakes RegionNo

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2023].

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