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 911121 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Charybdis (Charybdis) japonica    (A. Milne Edwards, 1861)
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: [a swimmer crab]
Distribution: There is no distribution data for this taxa.
Organism Type: a swimmer crab
Taxon Notes:This species is native to China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia, and has recently been accidentally introduced to northern New Zealand, probably in ballast water. See Fowler & McLay, 2013.
Identifiers:
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:208836 accepted 2017-03-02 view at WoRMS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Fowler, A.E. McLay, C.L., 2013. Early stages of a New Zealand invasion by Charybdis japonica (A. Milne Edwards, 1861) (Bracyura: Portunidae) from Asia: population demography., Journal of Crustacea Biology, Vol. 33(2): 224-234.
Scientific Name
verified against
:
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 10-Apr-2014 00:00 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
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