Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887077
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusCarcinus
Speciesmaenas
Common Namegreen crab
StateMA
CountyBarnstable
LocalityBeach off road about 1/5 mile S of Chatham Lighthouse. Sand flat with areas of Zostera beds
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVirginian
HUC8 Number32004100
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26018
Author:Yale University
Date:2013
Title:Yale Peabody Museum invertebrate zoology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/1021
Publisher:Yale University
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalYale Peabody Museum invertebrate zoology collection
Museum Cat NumberYPM IZ 030726
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2019].

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