Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155584
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityBlock Island Sound, Weekapaug [Location approximate, hand plotted]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVirginian
HUC8 Number32004100
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13206
Author:Whitlatch, R.B., and R.W. Osman.
Date:2000
Title:Geographical distributions and organism-habitat associations of shallow-water introduced marine fauna in New England.
Publisher:MIT Sea Grant Program.
Pages:61-65
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/16/2021].

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