Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4883
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCA
CountyHumboldt
LocalityHumboldt Bay (near Eureka, CA)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMad-Redwood
HUC8 Number18010102
HUC10 NameHumboldt Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1801010206
HUC12 NameHumboldt Bay
HUC12 Number180101020605
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9261
Author:Miller, Todd W.
Date:1996
Title:First record of the green crab, Carcinus maenas, in Humboldt Bay, California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:82
Issue:2
Pages:93-96
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberCAS-IZ 103348
VerifierT.W. Miller, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Year Classexuvia
Size45.9, 44.7 mm


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