Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4874
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateHI
LocalityPacific Ocean near the Hawaiian Islands
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number32515200
Map
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Collection Year1880
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24147
Author:Anonymous
Date:2005
Title:Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus) distribution records according to USNM catalogue records.
CommentsThis record is from the U.S. National Museum under the name Carcinides maenas.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalUSNM
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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