Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4363
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCA
CountyMarin
LocalityDrakes Estero [Drakes Bay, W of Point Reyes Sta]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTomales-Drake Bays
HUC8 Number18050005
HUC10 NameDrakes Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1805000505
HUC12 NameDrakes Estero
HUC12 Number180500050501
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9261
Author:Miller, Todd W.
Date:1996
Title:First record of the green crab, Carcinus maenas, in Humboldt Bay, California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:82
Issue:2
Pages:93-96
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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