Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269628
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateDE
CountyKent
LocalityDelaware Bay, off the Leipsic River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBroadkill-Smyrna
HUC8 Number02040207
HUC10 NameLeipsic River-Delaware Bay
HUC10 Number0204020702
HUC12 NameDuck Creek-Delaware Bay
HUC12 Number020402070203
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsSurface salinity = 12 ppt.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/20/2024].

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