Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4870
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCT
CountyNew Haven
LocalityLong Island Sound drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLong Island Sound
HUC8 Number02030203
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1874
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis record is from the U.S. National Museum under the name Carcinides maenas.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSNM
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected13
Year Classjuvenile


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2021].

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