Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Rhithropanopeus harrisii listed in key words.

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38047 Journal Article Aarnio, K., A. Törnroos, C. Björklund, and E. Bonsdorff. 2015. Food web positioning of a recent coloniser: the North American Harris mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in the northern Baltic Sea. Aquatic Invasions 10:399-413.
20314 Journal Article Able, K.W., and S.M. Hagan. 2000. Effects of common reed (Phragmites australis) invasion on marsh surface macrofauna: response of fishes and decapod crustaceans. Estuaries 23(5):633-646.
38048 Journal Article Aladin, N.V., and W.T.W. Potts. 1992. Changes in the Aral Sea ecosystems during the period 1960-1990. Hydrobiologia 237(2):67-79.
39620 Journal Article Alvarez, F., A.H. Hines, M.L. Reaka-Kudla. 1995. The effects of parasitism by the barnacle Loxothylacus panopaei (Gissler) (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala) on growth and survival of the host crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) (Brachyura: Xanthidae). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 192(2):221-232.
38049 Journal Article Bacevičius, E., and Z.R. Gasiūnaitė. 2008. Two crab species-Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis Edw.) and mud crab (Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) ssp. tridentatus (Maitland) in the Lithuanian coastal waters, Baltic Sea. Transitional Waters Bulletin 2:63-68.
14347 Report Benavides, G., D. Renoud, and K. Wasson. 2002. Least wanted aquatic invaders: Harris Mudcrab (Rhithropanopeus harrisii).
19411 Journal Article Boyle, T. Jr., D. Keith, and R. Pfau. 2010. Occurrence, reproduction, and population genetics of the estuarine mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) (Decapoda, Panopidae) in Texas freshwater reservoirs. Crustaceana 83(4):493-505.
38071 Journal Article Briski, E., S. Ghabooli, S.A. Bailey, and H.J. MacIsaac. 2012. Invasion risk posed by macroinvertebrates transported in ships’ ballast tanks. Biological Invasions 14(9):1843-1850.
25918 Database California Academy of Sciences. 2013. California Academy of Sciences invertebrate zoology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Created on 05/02/2012. Accessed on 04/09/2013.
26266 Database California Department of Fish and Game. 2009. California Aquatic Non-native Organism Database (CANOD). California Department of Fish and Game, Office of Spill Prevention and Response. Created on 03/08/2011. Accessed on 07/20/2011.
9186 Thesis or Dissertation Carlton, J.T. 1979. History, Biogeography, and Ecology of the Introduced Marine and Estuarine Invertebrates of the Pacific Coast of North America. Unpublished Ph.D. dissertation. University of California, Davis, CA.
1012 Journal Article Carlton, J.T. 1989. Man's role in changing the face of the ocean: biological invasions and implications for conservation of near-shore environments. Conservation Biology 3(3):265-273.
38073 Book Chadwick, M. 1995. Water, science, and the public: the Miramichi Ecosystem. Volume 123. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Ottawa, CA.
38066 Journal Article Charles, M., R. Faillettaz, N. Desroy, J. Fournier, and K. Costil. 2018. Distribution, associated species and extent of biofouling "reefs" formed by the alien species Ficopomatus enigmaticus (Annelida, Polychaeta) in marinas. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 212:164-175.
10319 Report Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton. 1995. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
38055 Journal Article Costlow, J.D., C.G. Bookhout, and R.J. Monroe. 1966. Studies on the larval development of the crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould). I. The effect of salinity and temperature on larval development. Physiological Zoology 39(2):81-100.
40096 Journal Article Cuthbert, R.N., and E. Briski. 2022. Functional responses of an invasive mud crab across a salinity gradient. Science of The Total Environment 818:151684.
39622 Journal Article Czerniejewski, P. 2009. Some aspects of population biology of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in the Odra estuary, Poland. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 38(4):49-62.
38050 Journal Article Czerniejewski, P., and A. Rybczyk. 2008. Body weight, morphometry, and diet of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii tridentatus (Maitland, 1874) in the Odra estuary, Poland. Crustaceana 81(11):1289-1299.
26680 Web Page Dowell, K. 2011. University of Washington Freshwater Ecology & Conservation Lab: Rhithropanopeus harrisii report. Created on 12/05/2011. Accessed on 01/16/2014.
40097 Thesis or Dissertation Engström, L. 2020. Effects of the non-indigenous Harris mud crab on eelgrass growth. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Åbo Akademi University, Turku, Finland.
16021 Report Eno., N.C., Clark, R.A. & Sanderson, W.G. (Editors). 1997. Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK.
31035 Journal Article Ezhova, E., Zmudzinski L., and Maciejewska K. 2005. Long-term trends in the macrozoobenthos of the Vistula Lagoon, southeastern Baltic Sea. Species composition and biomass distribution. Bulletin of the Sea Fisheries Institute 1:55-73.
14342 Journal Article Fitzgerald, T.P., R.B. Forward Jr., and R.A. Tankersley. 1998. Metamorphosis of the estuarine crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii: effect of water type and adult odor. Marine Ecology Progress Series 165:217-223.
38067 Journal Article Forward, R.B., Jr. 2009. Larval biology of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould): A synthesis. The Biological Bulletin 216(3):243-256.
38068 Journal Article Fowler, A.E., T. Forsström, M. von Numers, and O. Vesakoski. 2013. The North American mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in newly colonized Northern Baltic Sea: distribution and ecology. Aquatic Invasions 8:89-96.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 03/05/2024.
38051 Journal Article Glasby, G.P., and P. Szefer. 1998. Marine pollution in Gdansk Bay, Puck Bay and the Vistula Lagoon, Poland: An overview. Science of The Total Environment 212(1):49-57.
34131 Journal Article Gollasch, S., and S. Nehring. 2006. National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany. Aquatic Invasions 1(4):245-269.
39623 Journal Article Gonçalves, F., R. Ribeiro, and A. M. V. M. Soares. 1995. Laboratory study of effects of temperature and salinity on survival and larval development of a population of Rhithropanopeus harrisii from the Mondego River estuary, Portugal. Marine Biology 121:639-645.
38052 Journal Article Gonçalves, F., R. Ribeiro, and A.M.V.M. Soares. 1995. Rhithropanopeus Harrisii (Gould), an American crab in the estuary of the Mondego River, Portugal. Journal of Crustacean Biology 15(4):756-762.
14565 Book Gosner, K.L. 1978. A field guide to the Atlantic seashore. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin, Boston, MA.
38079 Book Chapter Goulletquer, P., G. Bachelet, P.G. Sauriau, and P. Noel. 2002. Open Atlantic coast of Europe- A century of introduced species into French waters. Pages 276-290 in Leppakoski, E., S. Gollasch, and S. Olenin, eds. Invasive aquatic species of Europe. Distribution, impacts, and management. Springer. Manhattan, New York City.
38053 Journal Article Grabowski, M., K. Jażdżewski, and A. Konopacka. 2005. Alien crustacea in Polish waters (Part I) introduction and decapoda. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 24:43-62.
39450 Journal Article Grosholz, E.D., and G.M. Ruiz. 1995. Does spatial heterogeneity and genetic variation in populations of the xanthid crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) influence the prevalence of an introduced parasitic castrator? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 187:129-145.
39696 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
40099 Thesis or Dissertation Hauhia, V. 2022. Effects of separate and combined predation by the invasive mud crab
(Rhithropanopeus harrisii) and the native fish (Perca fluviatilis) on the
marine isopod (Idotea balthica) in the northern Baltic Sea. Unpublished M.S. thesis. University of Turku, Turku, Finland.
38054 Journal Article Hegele-Drywa, J., and M. Normant-Saremba. 2009. Feeding ecology of the American crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Crustacea, Decapoda) in the coastal waters of the Baltic Sea. Oceanologia 51:361-375.
13010 Report Howells, R.G. 2001. Introduced non-native fishes and shellfishes in Texas waters: An updated list and discussion. TPWD.
360 Report Howells, R.G. 1992. Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX.
14346 Report Howells, R.G. 1998. Xanthid crabs in inland waters of Texas: A threat to unionids?. Triannual Unionid Report No. 16.
37405 Journal Article Huebner, T.S., T.M. Boyle, and R.S. Pfau. 2021. Population genetics of estuary and reservoir populations of Harris mud crabs, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in Texas and Oklahoma. Biological Invasions 23.,-volV).
39628 Journal Article Hulathduwa, Y.D., W.B. Stickle, B. Aronhime, and K.M. Brown. 2011. Differences in Refuge use are Related to Predation Risk in Estuarine Crabs. Journal of Shellfish Research 30(3):949-956.
38958 Journal Article Jarvis, S., and P.F. Clark. 2021. Reappearance of Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) in U.K. waters: a new record from the River Thames, London. International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions 10(3):644-653.
38075 Web Page Jensen, K.R. 2010. NOBANIS – Invasive Alien Species Fact Sheet – Rhithropanopeus harrisii – From: Identification key to marine invasive species in Nordic waters. Accessed on 06/01/2022.
39602 Journal Article Kam, Y., C. Schlöder, D.G. Roche, and M.E. Torchin. 2011. The Iraqi crab, Elamenopsis kempi in the Panama Canal: distribution, abundance and interactions with the exotic North American crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Aquatic Invasions 6(3):339-345.
14344 Web Page Keith, D.E. 2005. Occurrence of the estuarine mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in Texas reservoirs.
24105 Web Page Keith, D.E. 2008. Occurrence of the Estuarine Mud Crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in Texas Reservoirs.`biology/dekeith.html. Accessed 10/8/2008.
38056 Journal Article Klein, G., K. MacIntosh, I. Kaczarska, and J. Ehrman. 2010. Diatom survivorship in ballast water during trans-Pacific crossings. Biological Invasions 12:1031-1044.
38078 Journal Article Kujawa, S. 1957. Biology and cultivation of the crab R. harrisii tridentatus from the Vistula Lagoon. Wszechswiat 2:57-59.
38069 Journal Article Kulp, R.E., V. Politano, H.A. Lane, S.A. Lombardi, and K.T. Paynter. 2011. Predation of juvenile Crassostrea virginica by two species of mud crabs found in the Chesapeake Bay. Journal of Shellfish Research 30(2):261-266.
39630 Journal Article Laughlin, R.B, and W. French. 1989. Differences in responses to factorial combinations of temperature and salinity by zoeae from two geographically isolated populations of the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Marine Biology 102:387-395.
14348 Web Page McEnnulty, F.R., T.E. Jones, and N.J. Bax. 2001. The Web-Based Rapid Response Toolbox: Parasitic castrators.
14343 Journal Article Milke, L.M., and V.S. Kenedy. 2001. Mud crabs (Xanthidae) in Chesapeake Bay: claw characteristics and predation on epifaunal bivalves. Invertebrate Biology 120(1):67-77.
1383 Journal Article Mills, C.E., and F. Sommer. 1995. Invertebrate introductions in marine habitats: two species of hydromedusae (Cnidaria) native to the Black Sea, Maeotias inexspectata and Blackfordia virginica, invade San Francisco Bay. Marine Biology 122:279-288.
38057 Journal Article Morgan, S.G., J.W. Goy, and J.D. Costlow, Jr. 1983. Multiple ovipositions from single matings in the Mud Crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Journal of Crustacean Biology 3(4):542-547.
39694 Web Page National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) & IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG). 2008. Rhithropanopeus harrisii (crustacean). ang=EN&ver=print&prtflag=false. Created on 01/11/2008. Accessed on 11/12/2013.
38058 Journal Article Nehring, S. 2000. On the occurrence of Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in German aquatic habitats: the successive spreading of an American neozoon (Crustacea: Decapoda). Senckenbergiana maritima 30(3):115-122.
38117 Journal Article Normant, M., J. Miernik, and A. Szaniawska. 2004. Remarks on the morphology and the life cycle of Rhithropanopeus harrisii ssp. tridentatus (Maitland) from the dead Vistula River. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 33(4):93-102.
38384 Journal Article Olesen, A.J., and O.S. Tendal. 2009. Amerikansk brakvandskrabbe- ny krabbeart etableret i Danmark. Zoologisk Museum 2:26-28.
38074 Journal Article Payen, G.G., and J.R. Bonami. 1979. Mise en evidence de particules d'allure virale associees aux noyaux des cellules mesodermiques de la zone germinative testiculaire du crabe Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) (Brachyoure, Xanthide). Revue des Travaux de l'Institut des Peches Maritimes 43(4):361-365.
14340 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
38059 Journal Article Philipenko, S.I. 2018. Mud Crab Rhithropanopeus harrisi (Gould, 1841) is a new invasive species in Transdniestria. Russian Journal of Biological Invasions 9(3):270-272.
9391 Thesis or Dissertation Pisciotti, R.J. 1977. The biology of an introduction: Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Unpublished M.S. thesis. University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
38060 Journal Article Projecto-Garcia, J., H. Cabral, and C.D. Schubart. 2010. High regional differentiation in a North American crab species throughout its native range and invaded European waters: A phylogeographic analysis. Biological Invasions 12:253-263.
40095 Journal Article Puntila-Dodd, R., O. Loisa, K. Riipinen, and A.E. Fowler. 2019. A taste for aliens: contribution of a novel prey item to native fishes’ diet. Biological Invasions 21:2907-2917.
38081 Journal Article Rasmussen, E. 1958. Immigrants in the southern harbour of Copenhagen. Naturens Verden 1:231-233.
14227 Book Rathbun, M.J. 1930. The cancroid crabs of America of the families Euryalidae, Portunidae, Atelecyclidae, Cancridae, and Xanthidae. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.
38076 Report Reid, D.F., T. Johengen, H.J. MacIsaac, F.C. Dobbs, M. Doblin, L. Drake, G.M. Ruiz, P.T. Jenkins, S. Santagata, C.D.A. van Overdijk, D. Gray, S. Ellis, Y. Hong, Y. Tang, F. Thomson, S. Heinemann, and S. Rondon. 2007. Identifying, verifying, and establishing options for best management practices for NOBOB vessels. NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI.
38061 Journal Article Reisser, C.E., and R.B. Forward, Jr. 1991. Effect of salinity on osmoregulation and survival of a Rhizocephalan parasite, Loxothylacus panopaei, and its crab host, Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Estuaries 14(1):102-106.
38070 Thesis or Dissertation Richey, H.M., IV. 2004. Reproduction of the exotic estuarine mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii in Texas impoundments. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas.
38062 Journal Article Roche, D.G., and M.E. Torchin. 2007. Established population of the North American Harris mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould 1841) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Xanthidae), in the Panama Canal. Aquatic Invasions 2(3):155-161.
18482 Journal Article Roche, D.G., M.E. Torchin, B. Leung, S.A. Binning. 2009. Localized invasion of the North American Harris mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in the Panama Canal: implications for eradication and spread. Biological Invasions 11(4):983-993.
39640 Journal Article Rodgers, P.J., M.L. Reaka, and A.H. Hines. 2011. A comparative analysis of sperm storage and mating strategies in five species of brachyuran crabs. Marine Biology 158:1733-1742.
39645 Journal Article Rosenberg, R., and J.D. Costlow Jr. 1979. Delayed response to irreversible non-genetic adaptation to salinity in early development of the brachyuran crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii, and some notes on adaptation to temperature. Ophelia 18(1):97-112.
27756 Report Sager, C., D. Routledge, and M. Mauck. 2011. Lake Texoma fisheries management plan. Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, Oklahoma City, OK.
39641 Journal Article Sanders, B.M. and J.D. Costlow. 1981. Regulation of growth in larvae of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii the effect of cyclic temperatures. Journal of Thermal Biology 6(4):357-363.
39642 Journal Article Takacs, R.L., R.B. Forward Jr., and W. Kirby-Smith. 1988. Effects of the Herbicide Alachlor on Larval Development of the Mud Crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould). Estuaries 11(2):79-82.
39646 Journal Article Tolley, S.G., B.B. Brosious, and E.B. Peebles. 2013. Recruitment of the Crabs Eurypanopeus depressus, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, and Petrolisthes armatus to Oyster Reefs: The Influence of Freshwater Inflow. Estuaries and Coasts 36:820-833.
38063 Journal Article Turoboyski, K. 1973. Biology and ecology of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii ssp. tridentatus. Marine Biology 23(4):303-313.
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
40098 Journal Article Weaver, S. and D. Bass. 2022. Morphometric analysis of the Harris mud crab (Rhithropanopeus harrisii) in Lake Texoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science 102:57-62.
14345 Book Williams, A.B. 1984. Shrimps, lobsters, and crabs of the Atlantic coast of the eastern United States, Maine to Florida. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington DC, US.
38064 Journal Article Wolff, W.J. 2005. Non-indigenous marine and estuarine species in The Netherlands. Zoologische Mededelingen 79:1-116.
9316 Journal Article Wurtz, C.B., and S.S. Roback. 1955. The invertebrate fauna of some Gulf Coast rivers. Proceedings of the Natural Sciences Academy of Philadelphia 107:167-206.
36470 Journal Article Zaiko, A., M. Lehtiniemi, A. Narščius, and S. Olenin. 2011. Assessment of bioinvasion impacts on a regional scale: a comparative approach. Biological Invasions 13(8):8.
38072 Book Zaitsev, Y., and B. Öztürk. 2001. Exotic species in the Aegean, Marmara, Black, Azov and Caspian Seas. Turkish Marine Research Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey.
38065 Journal Article Zalota, A.K., G.A. Kolyuchkina, A.V. Tiunov, S.V. Biriukova, and V.A. Spiridonov. 2017. The trophic position of the alien crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (crustacea decapoda panopeidae) in the Taman Bay, Sea of Azov community. Oceanology 57(2):289-297.


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