CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Portunidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 911009 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Carcinus maenas    (Linnaeus, 1758)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: European green crab
Distribution: There is no distribution data for this taxa.
Common Names List: European green crab
green crab
European shore crab
shore crab
European crab
Organism Type: a crab
Taxon Notes:This European species is an accidental introduction into Australian waters.
Parent Codes
(if any)
:
28 911907
Identifiers:
ITIS (USA) 98734 view at ITIS
Museum of Victoria 1658
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107381 accepted 2019-01-11 view at WoRMS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Estuarine
Record source: Davie, P.J.F., 2002. Crustacea: Malacostraca: Eucarida (Part 2): Decapoda - Anomura, Brachyura. In: Wells, A. Houston, W.W.K., Editors, Zoological Catalogue of Australia., 19.3B. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 641pp.
Scientific Name
verified against
:
Huisiman, J.M. Jones, D.S. Wells, F.E. Burton, T., 2008. Introduced marine biota in Western Australian waters., Records of the Western Australian Museum, Vol. 25: 1-44.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Jun-2000 15:29 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 29-Jul-2015 12:27 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add MoV number
Modification history:
01-JUN-2000: initial details entered (Tony Rees)
29-OCT-2002: add taxon note, references (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
12-OCT-2011: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
29-JUL-2015: add MoV number (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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