WoRMS taxon details

Chionoecetes opilio (O. Fabricius, 1788)

107315  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107315)

accepted
Species
marine
Distribution Arctic to Gulf of Maine  
Distribution Arctic to Gulf of Maine [details]
WoRMS (2018). Chionoecetes opilio (O. Fabricius, 1788). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=107315 on 2018-04-20
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2010-01-19 07:57:53Z
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original description  (ofChionoecetes behringianus Stimpson, 1857) Stimpson, W. (1857). Notices of new species of Crustacea of western North America; being an abstract from a paper to be published in the journal of the Society. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 6: 84-89. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Brunel, P.; Bosse, L.; Lamarche, G. (1998). Catalogue of the marine invertebrates of the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. Canadian Special Publication of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 126. 405 p. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Pohle, G.W. (1990). A guide to decapod Crustacea from the Canadian Atlantic: Anomura and Brachyura. Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Science. 1771. 29 p. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Deepsea) Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO. The Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS), available online at http://www.iobis.org/ [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species vector dispersal in Norwegian part of the Barentsz Sea (Marine Region) : Shipping [details]

From other sources
Distribution Arctic to Gulf of Maine [details]

Habitat bathyal, infralittoral and circalittoral of the Gulf and estuary [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Arctische sneeuwkrab  [details]
English snow crabqueen crab  [details]
French crabe des neiges  [details]
German Schneekrabbe  [details]
Japanese ズワイガニ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål snøkrabbe  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk snøkrabbe  [details]