Specimen Information

Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID1657587
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
LocalityLong Island Sound
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month12
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalMaritime Aquarium
VerifierConnecticut Dept of Energy and Environmental Protection
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Number of Females0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/31/2021].

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