Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID160085
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNJ
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameMid-Atlantic Region
HUC8 Number02000000
Map
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Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14008
Author:Balabam, M., L. Whitlow, S. Day, and A. Locke
Date:2001
Title:Marine biological invaders - Bay of Fundy and Gulf of Maine
Issue:October 29 - November 9
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Specimen ImpactCompeteing with native crabs and affecting recruitment of intertidal biota.


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

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