Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242252
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityAtlantic Ocean between Portland and Mackworth Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
HUC10 NameCasco Bay
HUC10 Number0106000106
HUC12 NameCasco Bay-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number010600010605
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17200
Author:Checkoway, A. (MIT Sea Grant's Citizen Science Initiative).
Date:2007
Title:Hemigrapsus sanguineus and Carcinus maenas off the Coast of Maine.
Journal:(Unpublished data)
CommentsSalinity 31.2 ppt, Temp 67 F
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size1.5 cm carapace width
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2020].

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