Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155488
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityWeekapaug Point, Block Island Sound
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePawcatuck-Wood
HUC8 Number01090005
HUC10 NameFrontal Block Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000504
HUC12 NameNinigret Pond-Frontal Block Island Sound
HUC12 Number010900050403
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month2
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13067
Author:McDermott, J.J.
Date:2000
Title:Natural history and biology of the Asian Shore Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus in the Western Atlantic: A review, with new information.
Journal:Marine Bioinvasions: Proceedings of the First National Conference, Jan. 24-27, 1999, MIT Sea Grant Program, Cambridge, MA
Pages:193-199
CommentsSpecimen no longer exists
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected1
Specimen Impact~20 mm in Carapace Width


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