Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4841
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
Locality[Buzzards Bay] Woods Hole, MA
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
Map
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Collection Year1833
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 Collected2
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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