Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4895
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateCT
CountyFairfield
LocalityLong Island Sound at Greenwich Point, CT
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSaugatuck
HUC8 Number01100006
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month7
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsFrom Status of the Introduced Japanese Shore Crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus, at Greenwich Point, CT. in Aquatic Exotic News by the Northeast Sea Grant Network. Vol. 5 No. 1 Fall 1998.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierRobert. S. Ahl, University of Montana, Missoula
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected8


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