Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4381
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalityCape Cod, Barnstable Harbor, off Indian Trail
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy
HUC8 Number32504000
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalYale Peabody Museum
Museum Cat NumberYPM 1502
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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