Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID162918
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNY
CountyNew York
LocalitySouth Street Seaport, New York [Manhattan, East River]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number02030101
Map
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Collection Day9
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 [8/3/2021].

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