Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155461
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateMA
CountyBristol
LocalityGooseberry Island (small elongated island at southwestern end of Buzzards Bay) Westport
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameSakonnet Point-Frontal Rhode Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000205
HUC12 NameHorseneck Beach-Rhode Island Sound
HUC12 Number010900020504
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13195
Author:Ledesma, M.E., and N.J. O'Connor
Date:2001
Title:Habitat and diet of the non-native crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus in southeastern New England.
Journal:Northeastern Naturalist
Volume:8
Issue:1
Pages:63-78
CommentsSee paper for specific information on habitat and diet.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected~116


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