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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetopograpsus oceanicus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846) 
AphiaID: 207535

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrustacea (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMulticrustacea (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacostraca (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEucarida (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecapoda (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleocyemata (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyura (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEubrachyura (Section) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThoracotremata (Subsection) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetopograpsus (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetopograpsus oceanicus (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetopograpsus H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsus oceanicus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurycarcinus oceanicus (Jacquinot)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsus (Grapsus) sulcifer Herklots, 1861 (nomen nudum)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrapsus oceanicus Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846
Sources  basis of record Hartnoll, R.G. (1975). The Grapsidae and Ocypodidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) of Tanzania. J. Zool. London 177, 305-328 [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
North Pacific Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHawaiian part of the North Pacific Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPalau part of the North Pacific Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Philippine Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorthern Mariana Islands and Guam part of the Philippine Sea (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (2 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (17 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Arthropoda Collection (1 record) 
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in United States (Nation) : Locally common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in United States (Hawai) part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Palau part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Locally common [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Palau part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United States (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United States (Hawai) part of the North Pacific Ocean (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced 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]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced 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]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced 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]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced 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]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced 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]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United States (Nation) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
To MNHN Crustaceans Type collection (Lectotype: 2000-10992)
To MNHN Crustaceans Ty...
[hosted externally; from synonym]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207535
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-02-13 09:54:01Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2010-01-19 07:57:53Z  changed  Davie, Peter
  
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  Citation: Davie, P. (2017). Metopograpsus oceanicus (Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207535 on 2017-10-18
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