Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238364
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateOH
CountyLorain
LocalityLake Erie at Lorain municipal dock in Lorain
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1 male
Size80 mm width, 71 mm length


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2020].

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