Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4241
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateCA
LocalitySan Francisco Bay, south bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1375
Author:McCabe, M.
Date:1994
Title:Scientists warn about Bay invader.
Publisher:San Francisco Chronicle
Volume:1994
Issue:November 29
Pages:A15-A16
CommentsNewspaper article (1994) says they have been catching the crabs for 3 years in the Bay.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierRobert Van Syoc - California Academy of Sciences
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater


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