Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242955
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateNY
CountyOrange
LocalityHudson River [R.M. 66] in Newburgh at the Danskammer Power Plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHudson-Wappinger
HUC8 Number02020008
HUC10 NameQuassaic Creek-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0202000805
HUC12 NameBreakneck Brook-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020200080503
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month1
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19058
Author:DuFour, M.
Date:2010
Title:Individual data for live Hudson River Chinese Mitten Crabs (CMC). Unpublished data.
Publisher:New York State Dept of Env Cons.
CommentsLive male collected from impingement screen at the plant.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalSmithsonian Environmental Research Center
Museum Cat NumberSERC Crab No. 3
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classjuvenile
Size26 mm carapace width; 35 mm carapace length
Number of Juveniles1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/11/2020].

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