Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID4772
Common NameHarris mud crab
LocalityYaquina Bay [Newport, OR]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSiletz-Yaquina
HUC8 Number17100204
HUC10 NameLower Yaquina River
HUC10 Number1710020403
HUC12 NamePoole Slough-Yaquina River
HUC12 Number171002040303
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with oysters
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
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.
Title:History, Biogeography, and Ecology of the Introduced Marine and Estuarine Invertebrates of the Pacific Coast of North America.
Publisher:University of California
CommentsNative to in Atlantic from Canada to Mexico.
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/30/2024].

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