WoRMS taxon details

Homarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837

156134  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:156134)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Type locality contained in New Jersey  
type locality contained in New Jersey [details]
Distribution Western Atlantic: Labrador to Rich Inlet, near Wilmington, NC  
Distribution Western Atlantic: Labrador to Rich Inlet, near Wilmington, NC [details]

Taxonomy Infaorder: Astacidea, according to Trott (2004).  
Taxonomy Infaorder: Astacidea, according to Trott (2004). [details]
WoRMS (2021). Homarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=156134 on 2021-03-01
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2005-05-08 10:07:19Z
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2009-02-23 14:08:32Z
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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. <em>BioInvasions Records.</em> 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (MSBIAS) MEDIN. (2011). UK checklist of marine species derived from the applications Marine Recorder and UNICORN. version 1.0. [details]   

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

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

additional source Meinkoth, N. A. (1981). Field guide to North American seashore creatures. <em>The Audubon Society.</em> 1-799. [details]   

additional source Squires, W. A. (1976). The birds of New Brunswick. Second Edition. <em>The New Brunswick Museum.</em> 1-221. [details]   

additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogry and Marine Biology: an Annual Review.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Holthuis, L. B. (1991). FAO species catalogue. Vol 13. Marine lobsters of the world. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of species of interest to fisheries known to date. <em>FAO fisheries Synopsis.</em> 125(13): 1–292. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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. <em>Northeastern Naturalist.</em> 11, 261-324., available online at http://www.gulfofmaine.org/kb/files/9793/TROTT-Cobscook%20List.pdf [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in East China Sea (IHO Sea Area) : 97 one-year old lobsters were experimentally released [details]

Introduced species abundance in Ireland (Nation) : Rare [details]

Introduced species abundance in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Rare [details]

Introduced species abundance in Ukraine (Nation) : Rare [details]

Introduced species abundance in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Rare [details]

Introduced species impact United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) Genetic impacts: hybridisation and introgression [details]

Introduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Genetic impacts: hybridisation and introgression [details]

Introduced species impact in Ukraine (Nation) : Genetic impacts: hybridisation and introgression [details]

Introduced species management in Ukraine (Nation) : yes [details]

Introduced species population trend in Japan (Nation) : American Lobsters have not become established in Japan (Iwasaki 2006). [details]

Introduced species population trend in East China Sea (IHO Sea Area) : American Lobsters have not become established in Japan (Iwasaki 2006). [details]

Introduced species remark In Baltic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Its sporadic occurrence in northern European waters has caused concern because of possible hybridization, competition or disease transfer to the native European Lobster (H. gammarus) (Jørstad et al. 2007; Jørstad et al. 2011). [details]

Introduced species remark In Ukraine (Nation) : Mangement notes: it is illegal to hold American lobsters in open waters in GB under the Lobster (Control of Deposit) Order 1981. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in East China Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals
Live food, escapes and deliberate introduction [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Ireland (Nation) : Fisheries: deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish to establish or support fishery [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Ukraine (Nation) : Live food, escapes and deliberate introduction [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Baltic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals
Recent occurrences in northern European waters are probably the result of discarded, escaped, or deliberately released live animals (Jørstad et al. 2007). [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Individual release: accidental release by individuals (e.g. aquarium discards)
Live food, escapes and deliberate introduction [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Japan (Nation) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Individual release: accidental release by individuals (e.g. aquarium discards) [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Ukraine (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal United States part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) Aquaculture: deliberate [details]

From other sources
Distribution Western Atlantic: Labrador to Rich Inlet, near Wilmington, NC [details]

Habitat This species is found at depths of 0-800 m over hard substrate from near shoreline to continental shelf. [details]

Taxonomy Infaorder: Astacidea, according to Trott (2004). [details]
LanguageName 
Dutch Amerikaanse kreeft  [details]
English northern lobstermaine lobsterlobsterAmerican lobsterAmerican clawed lobster  [details]
French homard d'Amériquehomard américainhomard  [details]
German Amerikanischer Hummer  [details]
Japanese アメリカンロブスター  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål amerikahummer  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk amerikahummar  [details]
Spanish bogavante americano  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Homarus americanus Milne Edwards, 1837 (USNM CRT 185412) dorsal view)
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To NMNH Extant Collection (USNM 1100332 Homarus americanus)
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To Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History (YPM IZ 036013)
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