Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4245
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateCA
LocalitySan Pablo Bay (north of San Francisco Bay)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1376
Author:Vogel, N.
Date:1994
Title:Crab in bay puts diners, Delta at risk.
Publisher:The Sacramento Bee 30 November 1995
Pages:B1, B4
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33809
Author:Coehan, A.N., and J.T. Carlton
Date:1997
Title:Transoceanic transport mechanisms: introduction of the Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis, to California
Journal:Pacific Science
Volume:51
Issue:1
Pages:1-11
Commentswill test for lung fluke when they get 50 crabs
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater
Number Collected4


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