Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261368
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateNJ
CountyMonmouth
LocalityShrewsbury River at Dominick F. Santelle Park [in Little Silver]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSandy Hook-Staten Island
HUC8 Number02030104
HUC10 NameNavesink River-Shrewsbury River
HUC10 Number0203010403
HUC12 NameShrewsbury River
HUC12 Number020301040304
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month4
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size60 mm carapace width
Number of Females1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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