Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4871
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateNJ
CountyCape May
LocalityAtlantic Ocean at Cape May Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreat Egg Harbor
HUC8 Number02040302
HUC10 NameGreat Egg Harbor Bay-Barrier Islands
HUC10 Number0204030204
HUC12 NameCape May Harbor-Cape May Inlet
HUC12 Number020403020404
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year1930
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis record is from the U.S. National Museum under the name Carcinides maenas.
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberUSNM
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2021].

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