Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154285
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNH
CountyRockingham
LocalityNorth Hampton, approximately 10 km south of Odiorne State Park, Atlantic Ocean
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePiscataqua-Salmon Falls
HUC8 Number01060003
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13067
Author:McDermott, J.J.
Date:2000
Title:Natural history and biology of the Asian Shore Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus in the Western Atlantic: A review, with new information.
Journal:Marine Bioinvasions: Proceedings of the First National Conference, Jan. 24-27, 1999, MIT Sea Grant Program, Cambridge, MA
Pages:193-199
CommentsPersonal Communication: Data from Susan Park's Timeline, University of Delaware. Susan Park, referenced data from, McDermott 1999 (Marine Bioinvasions conference).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number of Females1
Specimen Impact1 immature female; 13.5mm Carapace width


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