Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617835
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCA
CountySonoma
LocalityBodega Harbor, California
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTomales-Drake Bays
HUC8 Number18050005
HUC10 NameTomales Bay-Bodega Bay
HUC10 Number1805000503
HUC12 NameBodega Harbor
HUC12 Number180500050301
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33731
Author:Grosholz, E.D.
Date:2005
Title:Recent biological invasion may hasten invasional meltdown by accelerating historical introductions
Journal:Proceedings of the National Academy of Science
Volume:102
Issue:4
Pages:1088-1091
CommentsLat/lon moved slightly to be in the water
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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