Specimen Information

Charybdis hellerii
Charybdis hellerii
(Indo-Pacific swimming crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID1633898
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCharybdis
Specieshellerii
Common NameIndo-Pacific swimming crab
StateSC
CountyCharleston
Locality[Capers Inlet, Charleston, South Carolina]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBulls Bay
HUC8 Number03050209
HUC10 NameBulls Bay
HUC10 Number0305020902
HUC12 NameCopahee Sound
HUC12 Number030502090203
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsCollector said that their occurrence is somewhat episodic, with periodic waves of them showing up in traps.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPeter Kingsley-Smith
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/9/2020].

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