Specimen Information

Callinectes bocourti
Callinectes bocourti
(Bocourt swimming crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163745
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCallinectes
Speciesbocourti
Common NameBocourt swimming crab
StateFL
CountyVolusia
LocalityPort Orange
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDaytona-St. Augustine
HUC8 Number03080201
Map
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Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed ocean current
Statuscollected
CommentsAnecdotal information from a GTMNEER volunteer. Commercial crab facility owners reported that C. bocourti was caught occasionally in the vicinity of Port Orange, Volusia County, Florida. No specimens available for verification of report. No collection date.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Specimen ImpactMay compete for habitat with native species (Callinectes sapidus).


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2021].

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