Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4888
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCA
CountyMarin
LocalityBolinas Lagoon (Kent Island) (Bolinas, CA)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTomales-Drake Bays
HUC8 Number18050005
HUC10 NameDrakes Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1805000505
HUC12 NameBolinas Lagoon
HUC12 Number180500050504
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
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
Commentsmale specimen
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierE.D. Grosholz, UC-Davis
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size58 mm


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