Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4386
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Cape Cod, East Falmouth, off Eel Pond, Child's River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameVirginian
HUC8 Number32004100
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalYale Peabody Museum
Museum Cat NumberYPM 1497
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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