Specimen Information

Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Hemigrapsus sanguineus
(Asian shore crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID1658658
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateME
CountyWashington
LocalityGleason Point town park, Perry ME
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePassamaquoddy Bay-Bay of Fundy
HUC8 Number01050004
HUC10 NamePassamaquoddy Bay
HUC10 Number0105000407
HUC12 NamePassamaquoddy Bay
HUC12 Number010500040702
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | shipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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