Specimen Information

Carcinus maenas
Carcinus maenas
(green crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID163779
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityWillapa Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWillapa Bay
HUC8 Number17100106
HUC10 NameWillapa Bay
HUC10 Number1710010606
HUC12 NameWillapa Bay
HUC12 Number171001060600
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14215
Author:Washington Dept. of Fish and Wildlife.
Date:2001
Title:Aquatic nuisance species, European Green Crab.
Publisher:Washington Dept of Fish and Wildlife.
CommentsSmall crabs were collected indicating recruitment of a new year class. Whether recruitment was from local reproduction or transport of larvae from other populations is unknown.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected144


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