Specimen Information

Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Hemigrapsus sanguineus
(Asian shore crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID1468757
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNJ
CountyMonmouth
LocalityMany Mind Creek, Atlantic Highlands, NJ
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
HUC10 NameRaritan Bay-Lower Bay
HUC10 Number0203010404
HUC12 NameCompton Creek-Sandy Hook Bay
HUC12 Number020301040402
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown | shipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen was collected as part of a routine monitoring program with the objective of evaluating the presence and abundance of 2 non-native crabs (the Asian shore crab and Chinese mitten crab) relative to native crab abundance and diversity in the Hudson-Raritan Estuary System.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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