Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238363
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateOH
CountyLorain
LocalityLake Erie at Lorain Harbor, Lorain
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16084
Author:Vidika, R.
Date:2007
Title:Crabs in Lake Erie? Fisherman claims he caught one off of pier.
Publisher:The Morning Journal
Volume:2007
Issue:May 12
CommentsMale specimen. See voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalpreserved in formalin
Museum Cat NumberOhio State University's Stone Lab
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size50 mm carapace width
Photo
Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis


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