Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155472
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateRI
CountyNewport
LocalityBriggs Beach (high-energy coastal area with a rocky area adjacent to a sandy expanse located in Little Compton)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
Map
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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 about habitat and diet.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine


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