WoRMS taxon details

Metopograpsus oceanicus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846)

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207535  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207535)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
WoRMS (2018). Metopograpsus oceanicus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207535 on 2018-07-16
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1997-02-13 09:54:01Z
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2010-01-19 07:57:53Z
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basis of record Hartnoll, R.G. (1975). The Grapsidae and Ocypodidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) of Tanzania. J. Zool. London 177, 305-328 [details]   

basis of record  (ofEurycarcinus oceanicus (Jacquinot)) Ruwa, R.K. (1989). Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay, Kenya. Kenya Journal of Sciences (Series B) 10 (1-2): 31-45 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species abundance in United States (Nation) : Locally common [details]

Introduced species abundance in United States (Hawai) part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Introduced species abundance in Palau part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Locally common [details]

Introduced species impact in Palau part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in United States (Hawai) part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species remark In Palau part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : In Palau, M. oceanicus may be locally common above the waterline on notched, steep, karstic shores on protected embankments. In Koror this is the dominant crab out in the open in the upper intertidal to supralittoral zone. [details]

Introduced species remark in United States (Hawai) part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : New record for Hawai'i of probably a recently established invasive species. Most common in protected zones on artificial and introduced mangrove substrates. [details]

Introduced species remark in United States (Nation) : In Guam, M. oceanicus has a localised distribution on artificial substrata, concrete seawalls and may be locally common on hard substrates in the most protected landward parts of Apra Harbour [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Palau part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in United States (Hawai) part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in United States (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]
 

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