Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154677
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateRI
LocalityEastern Rhode Island (See Comments)*
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
Map
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Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsFrom Drew Lohrer email: Carcinus maenas found at most of these sites (Point Judith, Watch Hill, Narragansett, Newport, and Block Island). Green crabs have declined in rocky intertidal habitats coincident with Hemigrapsus sanguineus invasion. Nevertheless, green crabs still widely abundant. *Some of these locations also fall in HUC # 01090005.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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