Specimen Information

Carcinus maenas
Carcinus maenas
(green crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID155603
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCT
CountyNew London
LocalityMillstone Point, Long Island Sound
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThames
HUC8 Number01100003
HUC10 NameMystic River-Frontal Fishers Island Sound
HUC10 Number0110000303
HUC12 NameFenger Brook-Frontal Lond Island Sound
HUC12 Number011000030305
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13207
Author:Lohrer, A.M., and R.B. Whitlatch
Date:2002
Title:Interactions among aliens: Apparent replacement of one exotic species by another.
Journal:Ecology
Volume:83
Issue:3
Pages:719-732
CommentsStudy done from 1996 through 2000. C. maenas found every year.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/24/2020].

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