Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157482
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNH
CountyRockingham
LocalitySeabrook Harbor, east wall of the fisherman's coop, near the water line
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePiscataqua-Salmon Falls
HUC8 Number01060003
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month4
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsShe collected a specimen and kept it alive in her classroom aquarium for awhile until green crabs ate it. She has pictures and spoke to UNH and corresponded with Megan Tyrrell who is doing post doc research on the crab.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierSilver, Catherine
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected1
Sizecarpace width = 2 cm
Number of Breeding Males1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/15/2021].

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