Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269989
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateDE
CountyNew Castle
LocalityDelaware Bay, near Collins Beach
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBroadkill-Smyrna
HUC8 Number02040207
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsMale. Surface salinity = 4 ppt.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalalive
Museum Cat NumberSERC
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2023].

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