Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4855
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateME
CountyCumberland
LocalityCasco Bay, Mackeral Cove Point [just S of S. Harpswell, ME]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePresumpscot
HUC8 Number01060001
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month8
Collection Year1911
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 Collected12


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2021].

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