Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4742
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCA
CountyMonterey
LocalityElkhorn Slough [Moss Landing, CA]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMonterey Bay
HUC8 Number18060015
Map
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Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
Date:1995
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
Journal:Report for USFWS, WA DC, and Connecticut Sea Grant
Publisher:A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
Pages:246 pp
CommentsNative to Europe. Arrived to Atlantic Coast of North America by 1817. This record was a personal communication from E. Grosholz to A. Cohen.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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