Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238351
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at Cape Henlopen State Park Ocean Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChincoteague
HUC8 Number02040303
HUC10 NameFenwick Island-Assateague Island-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0204030306
HUC12 NameDelaware and Maryland Coastal Area-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number020403030601
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsFound frequently on the beach.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/4/2023].

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