Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655228
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCharybdis
Specieshellerii
Common NameIndo-Pacific swimming crab
StateGA
CountyGlynn
LocalitySt. Simons Island, Georgia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCumberland-St. Simons
HUC8 Number03070203
HUC10 NameBrunswick River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0307020302
HUC12 NameSaint Simons Sound-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030702030204
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | dispersed current
Statusunknown
CommentsThis was caught by a commercial shrimp fisherman off of St. Simons Island in a shrimp trawl. He then brought it back to our office at the University of Georgia Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant to be identified. Pictures were then sent to various people for help in identification. Peter Kingsley-Smith a Senior Marine Scientist at SCDNR Marine Resources Research Institute identified it for us.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierPeter Kingsley-Smith
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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