Specimen Information

Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID238507
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateNY
CountyWestchester
LocalityHudson River (R.M. 27) near the Tappan Zee Bridge [between Nyack and Tarrytown]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number2030101
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | released for food
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16125
Author:Bruno, G.
Date:2007
Title:When crabs attack: Chinese mitten crabs lurking in Hudson River.
Publisher:recordonline.com (Times Herald-Record) Hudson Valley, New York
Issue:June 15, 2007
CommentsLive male. See voucher photos.
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroBrackish
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size75 mm carapace width; 70 mm carapace length
Photo




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