Specimen Information

Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID242954
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateMD
CountyCalvert
LocalityChesapeake Bay near Cove Point Light in Cove Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSevern
HUC8 Number02060004
HUC10 NameHerring Bay-Chesapeake Bay
HUC10 Number0206000404
HUC12 NameParker Creek-Chesapeake Bay
HUC12 Number020600040403
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved in alcohol
Museum Cat NumberSee collector
VerifierCalvert Marine Museum biologist
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Size60 mm carapace width
Number Preserved1
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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