Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

30 results for Eriocheir sinensis (Chinese mitten crab)

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Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2370 Eriocheir sinensis Habitat Alteration Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis burrows extensively and this can result in river bank collapse. 9300
2371 Eriocheir sinensis Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis burrows extensively and this can result in destruction of support... 9300
2372 Eriocheir sinensis Habitat Alteration Observational Field The burrowing by Eriocheir sinensis creates bank destabilization, erosion, and bank... 13531
2373 Eriocheir sinensis Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A It is thought that Eriocheir sinensis is a host for the Oriental ling fluke, but it is not... 13531
2376 Eriocheir sinensis Harvest Anecdotal N/A Nonnative crayfish species are claimed to be important fishery in California, and the mitten's crab... 13531
2377 Eriocheir sinensis Competition Observational Field Eriocheir sinensis has been observed showing dominance over crayfish in the wild while... 13531
2379 Eriocheir sinensis Harvest Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis is claimed to be a nuisance to commercial shrimp fisheries, as the... 13531
2381 Eriocheir sinensis Food Web Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis has likely changed the ecology of San Francisco Bay. 14027
2382 Eriocheir sinensis Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Anecdotal N/A There is concern that Eriocheir sinensis may carry parasites transmittable to native fauna... 14027
2383 Eriocheir sinensis Aquaculture/Agriculture Anecdotal N/A There is concern that Eriocheir sinensis may consume rice crops and/or burrow in rice... 14027
2384 Eriocheir sinensis Harvest Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis is a nuisance to commercial shrimp fisheries, as the shrimpers must... 14027
2385 Eriocheir sinensis Harvest Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinesis impacts the introduced signal crayfish fishery by damaging nets and reducing... 14027
2386 Eriocheir sinensis Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis may impact native species thorough predation. 14027
2387 Eriocheir sinensis Competition Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis may compete with native species, as it is thought to compete with the... 14027
2388 Eriocheir sinensis Recreation Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis is claimed to steal the bait of anglers frequently, as well as attach... 14027
2389 Eriocheir sinensis Commerce Anecdotal N/A Boating marinas in areas of San Francisco with large seasonal migrations of Eriocheir... 14027
2390 Eriocheir sinensis Harvest Anecdotal N/A In Europe, where Eriocheir sinensis was previously introduced in very high numbers, the... 14027
2391 Eriocheir sinensis Commerce Anecdotal N/A In Europe, where Eriocheir sinensis was previously introduced in very high numbers, the... 14027
2392 Eriocheir sinensis Infrastructure Observational N/A Multiple power plants in California have been impacted by large numbers of crabs blocking the... 14027
2393 Eriocheir sinensis Infrastructure Observational Field Large accumulations of Eriocheir sinensis have been found on power station intake screens... 33684
2395 Eriocheir sinensis Infrastructure Observational Field Eriocheir sinensis has been found to attach to the screens of water diversion facilities. 33685
2396 Eriocheir sinensis Recreation Observational N/A When Eriocheir sinensis is in large enough densities, it often steals the bait of anglers. 33686
2397 Eriocheir sinensis Harvest Observational Field In the San Francisco Bay area, shrimpers have reported damage to their catch while using trawl... 33686
2398 Eriocheir sinensis Commerce Observational Field Commercial fishermen in the San Francisco Bay area that sell their products to anglers have lost... 33686
2399 Eriocheir sinensis Infrastructure Observational N/A A fish salvage facility at a water reclamation bureau in California was heavily impacted from the... 13531
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