Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID4771
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusRhithropanopeus
Speciesharrisii
Common NameHarris mud crab
StateOR
CountyTillamook
LocalityNetarts Bay (near Netarts, OR)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWilson-Trusk-Nestuccu
HUC8 Number17100203
HUC10 NameSand Lake-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1710020309
HUC12 NameNetarts Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC12 Number171002030901
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:9186
Author:Carlton, J.T.
Date:1979
Title:History, Biogeography, and Ecology of the Introduced Marine and Estuarine Invertebrates of the Pacific Coast of North America.
Publisher:University of California
Pages:904
CommentsNative to in Atlantic from Canada to Mexico.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2019].

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