Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238453
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
LocalityDelaware River at Liston Point [~3 mi east of Taylor Bridge, DE]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBrandywine-Christina
HUC8 Number02040205
HUC10 NameAppoquinimink River-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020508
HUC12 NameBlackbird Creek
HUC12 Number020402050803
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16125
Author:Bruno, G.
Date:2007
Title:When crabs attack: Chinese mitten crabs lurking in Hudson River.
Publisher:recordonline.com (Times Herald-Record) Hudson Valley, New York
Issue:June 15, 2007
CommentsSee voucher photos. Surface salinity = 3 ppt.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalDE DNREC office(to be assessioned)
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1 male
Size67 mm carapace width
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