Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163751
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCharybdis
Specieshellerii
Common NameIndo-Pacific swimming crab
StateFL
CountyNassau
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, off central Amelia Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsGravid female collected in approx. 7m of water.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalSoutheastern Regional Taxonomic Center Museum
VerifierDr. David Knott
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size49 mm carapace width
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2022].

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