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

5 results for Eriocheir sinensis (Chinese mitten crab)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2371 Eriocheir sinensis Infrastructure Anecdotal N/A Eriocheir sinensis burrows extensively and this can result in destruction of support... 9300
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
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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