Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4799
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityLong Island Sound at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSaugatuck
HUC8 Number01100006
HUC10 NamePequonnock River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC10 Number0110000603
HUC12 NameRooster River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC12 Number011000060303
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Robert L. Singletary, U. of Bridgeport, CT
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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