Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238404
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateMD
CountyCalvert
LocalityChesapeake Bay at Chesapeake Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameHerring Bay-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000404
HUC12 NameTracys Creek-Herring Bay
HUC12 Number020600040402
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | released for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16082
Author:Wood, P.
Date:2007
Title:Essex crabber catches invasive mitten crab.
Publisher:HometownAnnapolis.com
Volume:2007
Issue:May 19
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16083
Author:Pelton, T.
Date:2007
Title:Chinese crab poses hairy problem.
Publisher:BaltimoreSun.com
Volume:2007
Issue:May 19
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDr. Greg Ruiz, Smithsonian Env. Research Center
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1 male


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2020].

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