Specimen Information

Carcinus maenas
Carcinus maenas
(green crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID242258
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityAtlantic Ocean off South Portland at Spring Point Lighthouse
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
HUC10 NameCasco Bay
HUC10 Number0106000106
HUC12 NameCasco Bay-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number010600010605
Map
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Collection Day21
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Journal:(Unpublished data)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 28 ppt, Temp 65 F
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected8
Size1.0 - 2.0 cm carapace width
Number of Females2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/28/2020].

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