Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4246
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateCA
LocalitySan Francisco Bay (southern portion)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1377
Author:Cohen, A.N.
Date:1995
Title:Chinese mitten crabs in North America.
Journal:Aquatic Nuisance Species Digest
Publisher:Freshwater Foundation.
Volume:1
Issue:2
Pages:20-21
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
Date:1995
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
Journal:Report for USFWS, WA DC, and Connecticut Sea Grant
Publisher:A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
Pages:246 pp
Commentsnumbers, persistance and presence of gravid females indicates that they are established.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierRobert Van Syoc
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater


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