Specimen Information

Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Hemigrapsus sanguineus
(Asian shore crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID879745
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusHemigrapsus
Speciessanguineus
Common NameAsian shore crab
StateCT
CountyNew Haven
LocalityWalnut Public Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHousatonic
HUC8 Number01100005
HUC10 NameHousatonic River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC10 Number0110000513
HUC12 NameHousatonic River-Frontal Long Island Sound
HUC12 Number011000051302
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Comments"Found when flipping rocks over in a sandbar/strip of black rocks. They are everywhere."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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