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Species details
Internal ID72
Common nameGreen crab
Scientific NameCarcinus maenas
Scientific NameCarcinus maenas
Scientific Name acceptedCarcinus maenas
Aphia ID107381
Aphia ID accepted107381
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info classMalacostraca
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107381
GroupDecapoda
Tax info familyCancridae
Tax info orderDecapoda?
Arctic regionSvalbard
Geographical range areaSvalbard
Geographical range area sourcehttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.12566/epdf
Is Marine?Yes
Temperature range0-33 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://wdfw.wa.gov/ais/carcinus_maenas/
Match typeexact
Invasion details
VectorBW
Vector introductionballast water; aquaculture
Vector introduction sourcehttp://wdfw.wa.gov/ais/carcinus_maenas/
Impact indicatorssingle species impact; multiple species impact
Impact indicators sourcehttp://www.gbif.org/species/5178595
References
Reference 1Ware et al. 2015