Specimen Information

Carcinus maenas
Carcinus maenas
(green crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID4177
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCT
CountyNew London
LocalityLong Island Sound at Bluff Point, CT (just south of Groton)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameThames
HUC8 Number01100003
Map
+
Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9176
Author:Lohrer, A.M., and R.B. Whitlatch.
Date:1997
Title:Ecological studies on the recently introduced Japanese shore crab (Hemigrapsus sanguineus), in eastern Long Island Sound.
Publisher:Connecticut Sea Grant College Program, University of Connecticut
Pages:49-60
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1666
Author:Balcom, Nancy C.
Date:1997
Title:Proceedings of the second northeastern conference on nonindigenous aquatic nuisance species.
Publisher:Connecticut Sea Grant College Program, University of Connecticut, 1084 Shennecossett, Groton, CT 06340-6097.
Pages:68 p
CommentsFrom the 2nd Northeast Conf. on Nonindigenous Aquatic Species, April 18-19, 1997, Burlington, VT
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierAndrew H. Lohrer, U. of CT, Storrs, CT
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected82


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/3/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.