Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154501
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityNorwalk, Long Island Sound
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSaugatuck
HUC8 Number01100006
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsEmail from Diane Brousseau. She says Hemigrapsus is present from Norwalk to New Haven, CT.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2021].

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