Specimen Information

Carcinus maenas
Carcinus maenas
(green crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID1321828
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateWA
CountySan Juan
LocalityWestcott Bay, San Juan Island [Puget Sound]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Juan Islands
HUC8 Number17110003
HUC10 NameHaro Strait-Strait of Georgia
HUC10 Number1711000307
HUC12 NameHaro Strait-Strait of Georgia
HUC12 Number171100030700
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28986
Author:Wagner, M.
Date:2016
Title:Invasive green crab found on San Juan Island by citizen science volunteers.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUniversity of Washington
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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