Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238747
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateMD
CountyQueen Anne's
LocalityChesapeake Bay at Kent Point [southern tip of Kent Island [island east of Annapolis]]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChester-Sassafras
HUC8 Number02060002
HUC10 NameEastern Bay
HUC10 Number0206000206
HUC12 NameCox Creek-Eastern Bay
HUC12 Number020600020607
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsSpecimen had mated, sperm was found in storage organ.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Greg Ruiz, Smithsonian Env. Research Center
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Number of Breeding Females1


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