Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657600
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityLong Island Sound
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLong Island Sound
HUC8 Number02030203
HUC10 NameLong Island Sound
HUC10 Number0203020300
HUC12 NameLong Island Sound Deep
HUC12 Number020302030000
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month2
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusunknown
Commentsone gravid female found
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierConnecticut Dept of Energy and Environmental Protection
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Number of Females1
Number of Breeding Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2024].

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