Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID162863
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateMA
CountyEssex
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Massachusetts Bay, at Hawthorne Cove Marina, Salem
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameEssex River-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0109000103
HUC12 NameNorth River-Frontal Massachusetts Bay
HUC12 Number010900010302
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24158
Author:MIT Sea Grant.
Date:2004
Title:MIT Sea Grant - Hemigrapsus sanguineus Sightings.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/31/2021].

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