Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4360
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityWillapa Bay near Stackpole, WA (Leadbetter Point)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWillapa Bay
HUC8 Number17100106
HUC10 NameWillapa Bay
HUC10 Number1710010606
HUC12 NameWillapa Bay
HUC12 Number171001060600
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month6
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Commentsmolted shell only of a male, 1st specimen taken in WA
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size1 inch


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/15/2019].

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