Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4817
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateRI
CountyNewport
LocalityNewport Bay [Rhode Island Sound]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 NameSachuest Bay-Rhode Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000410
HUC12 NameSachuest Bay-Rhode Island Sound
HUC12 Number010900041000
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year1880
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThese records from USNM catalog under the name Carcinides maenas.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSNM
VerifierU.S. National Museum
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected3
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2024].

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