Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163749
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCharybdis
Specieshellerii
Common NameIndo-Pacific swimming crab
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityFolly River near Charleston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Carolina Coastal
HUC8 Number03050202
HUC10 NameStono River
HUC10 Number0305020202
HUC12 NameFolly Creek
HUC12 Number030502020204
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalSoutheastern Regional Taxonomic Center (SERTC)
VerifierDr. David Knott
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size62 mm carapace width
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/29/2022].

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