Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242276
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateNH
CountyRockingham
LocalityAtlantic Ocean off Rye
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePiscataqua-Salmon Falls
HUC8 Number01060003
HUC10 NameHampton River-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0106000310
HUC12 NameRye Harbor-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number010600031004
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2007
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Journal:(Unpublished data)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 31.5 ppt, Temp 54 F
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected5
Size1.3 - 2.3 cm carapace width
Number of Females0


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