Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242199
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNY
CountyNassau
LocalityMassapequa Creek (Grand Canal), South Oyster Bay, South Shore Estuary Reserve, Long Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameSouth Oyster Bay-Jones Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020202
HUC12 NameMassapequa Creek
HUC12 Number020302020201
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month12
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsFirst time found in this canal. Temperature 4 degrees C; Salinity 31 ppt
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2021].

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