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Species details
Internal ID73
Common nameSnow crab
Scientific NameChionoecetes opilio
Scientific NameChionoecetes opilio
Scientific Name acceptedChionoecetes opilio
Aphia ID107315
Aphia ID accepted107315
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info classMalacostraca
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107315
GroupDecapoda
Tax info familyOregoniidae
Tax info orderDecapoda?
Arctic regionBarents Sea (Russia, Norway, and Svalbard)
Geographical range areaBarents Sea (Russia, Norway and Svalbard)
Geographical range area sourcehttp://www.psmfc.org/ballast/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Marine-invasive-species-in-the-Arctic-Norden-2014.pdf
Is Marine?Yes
Temperature range-1-10 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://animaldiversity.org/accounts/Chionoecetes_opilio/
Match typeexact
Invasion details
Year first observation1996
Year first observation sourcehttp://www.ices.dk/sites/pub/CM%20Doccuments/CM-2014/Theme%20Session%20F%20contributions/F0414.pdf
Vector introductionballast water; ship fouling
Vector introduction sourcehttp://munin.uit.no/bitstream/handle/10037/6828/thesis.pdf?sequence=1
References
Reference 1Sundet 2014