Specimen Information

Callinectes bocourti
Callinectes bocourti
(Bocourt swimming crab)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163737
Common NameBocourt swimming crab
LocalitySouth Edisto River, above Watts Cut (runs between Dawhoo River and South Edisto River)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEdisto River
HUC8 Number03050206
HUC10 NameEdisto River
HUC10 Number0305020603
HUC12 NameSouth Edisto River-Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number030502060308
Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed ocean current
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSoutheastern Regional Taxonomic Center (SERTC) Mus
Museum Cat NumberSERTC 253
Size124 mm carapace widt
Number Preserved1
Number of Breeding Males1
Specimen ImpactMay compete for habitat with native species (Callinectes sapidus).


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2023].

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