Specimen Information

Eriocheir sinensis
Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID4804
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateCA
CountySanta Clara
LocalityGuadalupe Slough [near mouth of Coyote Creek, N of Sunnyvale, CA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
HUC10 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC10 Number1805000410
HUC12 NameSan Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500041001
Map
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Collection Month1
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis report from Kathleen Halat, UC-Berkeley.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldiscarded or preserved
Museum Cat NumberCal. Acad. Sci.
VerifierDr. Robert Van Sykes, CA Acad. Sci.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Brackish
Number Collectedmany
Year Classadult
Size6 - 75 mm carapace width


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2020].

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