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Species details
Internal ID76
Common nameRed king crab
Scientific NameParalithodes camtschaticus
Scientific NameParalithodes camtschaticus
Scientific Name acceptedParalithodes camtschaticus
Aphia ID233889
Aphia ID accepted233889
High GroupCrustacean
Tax info classMalacostraca
Tax info phylumArthropoda
Tax info phylum sourcehttp://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=233889
GroupDecapoda
Tax info familyLithodidae
Tax info orderDecapoda
Arctic regionBarents Sea (Russia and Norway)
Temperature range-1.7 - 11 C
Temperature range sourcehttp://www.cabi.org/isc/datasheet/71549
Match typeexact
Invasion details
Location first observationBarents Sea
Year first observation1960s
Year first observation sourcehttp://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.841.7823&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Vector introductionFisheries
Vector introduction sourcehttp://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.841.7823&rep=rep1&type=pdf
Impact indicatorsmultiple species impact; affects entire ecosystem functioning; effect on fisheries
Impact indicators sourcehttp://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.841.7823&rep=rep1&type=pdf
References
Reference 1Sundet 2014
Status (observations from GBIF database)
Norway
established