Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4873
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateNY
LocalitySuffolk Creek at Mountain Lake, Long Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year1936
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis record is from the U.S. National Museum under the name Carcinides maenas. Cannot locate this creek.
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 169254
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2021].

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