Specimen Information

Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID235806
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Superior, Thunder Bay Harbour, Ontario, at Ontario Power generating station on Mission Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
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Collection Day21
Collection Month10
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusfailed
CommentsThis is the second specimen (a female) collected at the power plant. First specimens was 10 months prior. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size62 mm width, 55 mm length, 83 g
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