Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4371
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateNY
Localitycoastal areas (south of Long Island)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
Map
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Collection Year1945
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1836
Author:Maryland Sea Grant.
Date:1996
Title:An endless invasion? Green crabs, New England invaders, move west.
Journal:Maryland Marine Notes
Volume:14
Issue:2
Pages:1-5
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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