Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)

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green shore crab

Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Super order) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Portunoidea (Superfamily) > Carcinidae (Family)

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OMARE records: 7
OBIS records: 0

Conservation Status

Conservation status and major threats

Synonyms

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Cancer granarius Herbst, 1783
Cancer granulatus Say, 1817
Cancer maenas Linnaeus, 1758
Cancer pygmeus Fabricius, 1787
Cancer rhomboidalis Montagu, 1804
Cancer viridis Herbst, 1783
Carcinus granulatus Smith, 1857
Carcinus moenas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Megalopa montagui Leach, 1817
Portunus carcinoides Kinahan, 1857

International References

Neal, K.J. & Pizzolla, P.F 2008. Carcinus maenas Common shore crab. In Tyler-Walters H. and Hiscock K. (eds) Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Reviews, [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 03-02-2019]. Available from: https://www.marlin.ac.uk/species/detail/1497

original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.542 [details]

additional source Adema, J.P.H.M. (1991). De krabben van Nederland en Belgie (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura) [The crabs of the Netherlands and Belgium (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura)]. Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum: Leiden, The Netherlands. ISBN 90-73239-02-8. 244 pp. [details]

basis of record Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292 [details]

additional source Crosnier, A. (1962). Faune de Madagascar. XVI Crustaces Decapodes: Portunidae. [details]

additional source Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp., available online at http://www.vliz.be/imisdocs/publications/145561.pdf [details]

additional source Dyntaxa. (2013). Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013]., available online at http://www.dyntaxa.se [details]

additional source Trott, T. J. (2004). Cobscook Bay inventory: a historical checklist of marine invertebrates spanning 162 years. Northeastern Naturalist. 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]

context source (Introduced species) Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS), available online at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis [details]

context source (HKRMS) Kei LWK. & Lau SCK. (1994). Baseline information survey of shelter island – a potential marine park. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture and Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke. 35 pp. [details]

context source (HKRMS) Kei LWK. & Lau SCK. (1994). Baseline information survey of shelter island – a potential marine park. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture and Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]

context source (HKRMS) Kei LWK. & Lau SCK. (1994). Baseline information survey of shelter island – a potential marine park. Final report. Submitted to the Agriculture and Fisheries Department, The Hong Kong SAR Government. [details]

context source (BeRMS 2020) Marine Biology Section, Ugent. Belgium. INRAM. Benthic fauna monitoring- SSD – Belgian Science Policy., available online at http://www.vliz.be/projects/inram/imers.php. [details]

additional source Crosnier, A. (1962). Faune de Madagascar. XVI Crustaces Decapodes: Portunidae. Faune de Madagascar. 16: 1-154, pls. 1-13. [details]

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