Specimen Information

Eriocheir sinensis
(Chinese mitten crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID242036
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusEriocheir
Speciessinensis
Common NameChinese mitten crab
StateNY
CountyPutnam
LocalityHudson River at Cold Spring [~50 mi N of New York City]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHudson-Wappinger
HUC8 Number2020008
HUC10 NameQuassaic Creek-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0202000805
HUC12 NameBreakneck Brook-Hudson River
HUC12 Number020200080503
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statuscollected
CommentsFemale, found dead but in good condition.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberSERC, Edgewater, MD
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Year Classjuvenile
Size30.5 mm carapace width
Number of Females1


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