Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155078
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateNY
CountyNassau/Suffolk
LocalitySouth Shore Bays, South Oyster Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsPersonal communication with Philip T. Briggs, NYSDEC, Retired. He referenced this data from: Graulich, Karen. 1999, Investigation of the crab and lobster fisheries in NY waters: Final report 1997 date. Completion Report under Interjurisdictional Fisheries Act of 1986, PL:99-659. New York Project No.:3-IJ-131, Award Numbers:NA76F10279, Segment: One. U.S.D.O.C., NOAA-NMFS.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Specimen ImpactIn all 96,506 lbs harvested from NY waters. See comments.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/15/2021].

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