Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657606
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateCT
CountyNew Haven
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 Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalMaritime Aquarium
VerifierConnecticut Dept of Energy and Environmental Protection
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Size2.0'' L carapace
Number of Females0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/2/2021].

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