Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155464
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalitySandwich Town Beach, Sandwich, located on Cape Cod Bay near east entrance to the Cape Cod Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameCape Cod
HUC10 Number0109000202
HUC12 NameWequaquet Lake
HUC12 Number010900020201
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month7
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~60


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