Specimen Information

Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Hemigrapsus sanguineus
(Asian shore crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID4796
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateNC
CountyDare
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at Oregon Inlet [~12 mi S of Nags Head, NC]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameCroatan Sound
HUC10 Number0301020515
HUC12 NamePamlico Sound-Oregon Inlet
HUC12 Number030102051507
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9293
Author:McDermott, John, J.
Date:1998
Title:The western Pacific brachyuran (Hemigrapsus sanguineus: Grapsidae), in its new habitat along the Atlantic coast of the United States: geographic distribution and ecology.
Journal:ICES Journal of Marine Science
Volume:55
Pages:289-298
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierJohn J. McDermott, Franklin and Marshall Univ., PA
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Marine
Number Collected5


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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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