Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242263
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateME
CountyYork
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at York Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePiscataqua-Salmon Falls
HUC8 Number01060003
HUC10 NameYork Harbor-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0106000311
HUC12 NameYork Harbor-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number010600031106
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
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Journal:(Unpublished data)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 30.2 ppt, Temp 68 F
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Size2.5 - 3.0 cm carapace width
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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