Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154718
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityDelaware Bay, near University of Delaware campus, near Canary Creek and Roosevelt Inlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBroadkill-Smyrna
HUC8 Number02040207
HUC10 NameBroadkill River-Delaware Bay
HUC10 Number0204020706
HUC12 NameCanary Creek-Broadkill River
HUC12 Number020402070604
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThe specimens are in our collection at FCSC-USGS.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalFCSC-USGS Gainesville, FL
VerifierSusan Park
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected2
Size20mm, 25mm
Number Preserved2
Number of Females1
Number of Breeding Males1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/8/2023].

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