Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4887
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCA
CountyMarin
LocalityTomales Bay (Walker Creek) [just S of Tomales, CA]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTomales-Drake Bays
HUC8 Number18050005
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9260
Author:Grosholz, E.D., and G.M. Ruiz
Date:1995
Title:Spread and potential impact of the recently introduced European green crab, Carcinus maenas, in central California.
Journal:Marine Biology
Volume:122
Pages:239-247
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierE.D. Grosholz, UC-Davis
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected8
Size19 -35 mm


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