Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4249
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateLA
CountyPlaquemines
LocalityMississippi River delta, new St. Bernard Parish Hwy. 46 intersection, Bay Gardene, near LA wildlife and fish camp
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month3
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
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:1379
Author:Horwath, J.L.
Date:1989
Title:Importation or shipment of injurious wildlife: mitten crabs.
Journal:U.S. Federal Register
Volume:54
Issue:98
Pages:22286-89
CommentsThis a pers. comm. from D.L. Felder (U. Louisiana-Lafayette) to Stuart Poss (U So. Miss. - 1997).
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberUSLZ 3684
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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