Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154307
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
CountryCanada
StateBC
LocalityPacific Ocean, Useless Inlet (Barkley Sound - SW Vancouver Island), British Columbia, Canada
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOregon, Washington, Vancouver Coast and Shelf
HUC8 Number32505700
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month6
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsIt was found at the 0.3m tide under a mat of macroalgae.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalRoyal BC Museum
VerifierGlen Jamieson, DFO-Canada
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size60 mm
Number Preserved1
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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