Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4847
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateMA
CountyEssex
LocalityAtlantic Ocean near Ipswich, MA
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy
HUC8 Number32504000
Map
+
Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year1903
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThese records from USNM catalog under the name Carcinides maenas.
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberUSNM
VerifierU.S. National Museum
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2021].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.