Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238515
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateVA
CountyNorthampton
LocalityChesapeake Bay at Cape Charles Beach [Delmarva Peninsula]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePokomoke-Western Lower Delmarva
HUC8 Number02080111
HUC10 NameCherrystone Inlet-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0208011109
HUC12 NameCherrystone Inlet-Lower Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020801110902
Map
+
Collection Day5
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierVirginia Inst. of Mar. Sci. biologist
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size2 in.
Photo



Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/8/2023].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.