Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1710677
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateNY
CountyDutchess
Locality[No locality provided]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHudson-Wappinger
HUC8 Number02020008
HUC10 NameLandsman Kill-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0202000801
HUC12 NameTwaalfskill Creek-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020200080106
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month2
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | hitch hiker
CommentsJuvenile, approximately 7mm carapace width
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierChris Bowser (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation)
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Photo
Eriocheir sinensis


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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