Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1401067
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateWA
CountyClallam
LocalityStrait of Juan de Fuca, at Dungeness Spit National Wildlife Refuge [near Dungeness]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDungeness-Elwha
HUC8 Number17110020
HUC10 NameDiscovery Bay-Strait of Juan De Fuca
HUC10 Number1711002007
HUC12 NameDiscovery Bay-Strait of Juan De Fuca
HUC12 Number171100200700
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29862
Author:Anonymous.
Date:2017
Title:Invasive green crab found at Dungeness Spit.
Publisher:University of Washington
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected13


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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