Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
16125 NewsBruno, G.2007When crabs attack: Chinese mitten crabs lurking in Hudson River.
25918 DatabaseCalifornia Academy of Sciences.2013California Academy of Sciences invertebrate zoology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
26266 DatabaseCalifornia Department of Fish and Game.2009California Aquatic Non-native Organism Database (CANOD).
33809 Journal ArticleCoehan, A.N., and J.T. Carlton1997Transoceanic transport mechanisms: introduction of the Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis, to California
1377 Journal ArticleCohen, A.N.1995Chinese mitten crabs in North America.
10319 ReportCohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.1995Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
17934 Journal Articlede Lafontaine, Y., J. Sevigny, R. Calve, G. Verreault, S. Despatie, and E. Veilleux2008Chinese mitten crabs (Eriocheir sinensis ) in the St. Lawrence River and Estuary, Canada: new records and risk of invasion.
18581 DatabaseDuFour, M.2009Individual data for live Hudson River Chinese Mitten Crabs (CMC). Unpublished data.
19058 DatabaseDuFour, M.2010Individual data for live Hudson River Chinese Mitten Crabs (CMC). Unpublished data.
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
1379 Journal ArticleHorwath, J.L.1989Importation or shipment of injurious wildlife: mitten crabs.
35819 Journal ArticleHudson, D.M., S. Schaefer-Padgett, B.L. Christie, and R. Harris 2019First record of introduction of Metacarcinus magister Dana, 1852 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Cancridae) and range extension of Eriocheir sinensis Milne-Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Varunidae) in the Long Island Sound
27712 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2019New York iMapInvasives
1375 NewsMcCabe, M.1994Scientists warn about Bay invader.
1378 Journal ArticleNepszy, S.J., and J.H. Leach1973First records of the Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis, (Crustacea:Brachyura) from North America.
9299 Journal ArticleNepszy, S.J., and J.H. Leach1973Chinese mitten crabs in lake Erie
15759 NewsPelton, T.2006Second alien crab identified in waterways.
16083 NewsPelton, T.2007Chinese crab poses hairy problem.
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
18728 DatabaseUnited States Environmental Protection Agency.2017STORET database
14027 Journal ArticleVeldhuizen, T.C.2001Life history, distribution, and impacts of the Chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis.
19787 OtherVerreault, G.2011St. Lawrence aquatic invasives spreadsheet.
16084 NewsVidika, R.2007Crabs in Lake Erie? Fisherman claims he caught one off of pier.
1376 NewsVogel, N.1994Crab in bay puts diners, Delta at risk.
16082 NewsWood, P.2007Essex crabber catches invasive mitten crab.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2023].

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