Specimen Information

Carcinus maenas
Carcinus maenas
(green crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID1687296
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateWA
CountyWhatcom
LocalityLummi Nation Sea Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNooksack
HUC8 Number17110004
HUC10 NameBellingham Bay
HUC10 Number1711000407
HUC12 NameBellingham Bay
HUC12 Number171100040700
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37745
Author:Wetzel, C.
Date:2022
Title:Nearly 70,000 invasive green crabs were captured in Washington State last fall
Publisher:Smithsonian Magazine
Reference 2
Ref. Number:37742
Author:State of Washington, Office of Governor Jay Inslee
Date:2022
Title:Emergency Proclamation by govenor, 22-20: Green Crab Infestation
Publisher:Office of the Govenor, State of Washington
Pages:3 pp
CommentsGreen Crab Infestation emergency proclamation by WA State Governor
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected70,000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2024].

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