Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4830
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateRI
CountyNewport
LocalityNewport Bay, at Sakonnet Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameSakonnet Point-Frontal Rhode Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000205
HUC12 NameCold Brook-Rhode Island Sound
HUC12 Number010900020503
Map
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Collection Year1880
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24147
Author:Anonymous
Date:2005
Title:Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus) distribution records according to USNM catalogue records.
CommentsThese records from USNM catalog under the name Carcinides maenas.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalUSNM
VerifierU.S. National Museum
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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