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Species details
Internal ID70
Common nameAtlantic rock crab
Scientific NameCancer irroratus
Scientific NameCancer irroratus
Scientific Name acceptedCancer irroratus
Aphia ID158057
Aphia ID accepted158057
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info classMalacostraca
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158057
GroupDecapoda
Tax info familyCancridae
Tax info orderDecapoda?
Arctic regionSW and W coasts of Iceland
Invasive?Potentially
Geographical range areaSW and W coasts of Iceland
Geographical range area sourcehttps://notendur.hi.is/~osg3/publications/Gislason%20et%20al%202014.pdf
Year first recorded2006
Region First recordedSouthwest Iceland
Is Marine?Yes
Match typeexact
Invasion details
Year first observation2006
Year first observation sourcehttps://notendur.hi.is/~osg3/publications/Gislason%20et%20al%202014.pdf
VectorBW (as larvae)
Vector introductionballast water
Vector introduction sourcehttps://notendur.hi.is/~osg3/publications/Gislason%20et%20al%202014.pdf
Impact indicatorssingle species impact; multiple species impact
Impact indicators sourcehttp://norden.diva-portal.org/smash/get/diva2:738370/FULLTEXT02.pdf
PathwayShipping
References
Reference 1Thorarinsdottir et al. 2014
Reference 2Gislason et al. 2014