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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 area sourcehttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1365-2664.12566/epdf
Temperature range0 - 33 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://wdfw.wa.gov/ais/carcinus_maenas/
Match typeexact
Invasion details
VectorBallast water
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
Status (observations from GBIF database)
Svalbard and Jan Mayen
unknown
Norway
established
Svalbard
ballast water observation