Invasive SpeciesAsian shore crab

Hemigrapsus sanguineus
FOUND by GoldenMolusks
2014-08-14
Casco bay, Maine
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Field Notes
The Asian Shore Crab (AKA Japanese Crab) is often found in Rocky Intertidal and is invasive to Maine.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
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-It has 3 spines
Species Observation: Species Looked For
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Scientific name:
Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Common name:
Asian shore crab
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
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Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 43.691188 °
Longitude: 
W -70.184620 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Coastal - Rocky intertidal
Trip Information
Name:
Rocky Intertidal
Trip date: 
Thu, 2014-08-14 10:27
Town or city: 
Casco bay, Maine
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Ecosystem: 
Coastal
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
Time of low tide: 
Sat, 2014-06-14 08:22
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