WoRMS taxon details

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

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

accepted
Species
marine
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 2017-12-18

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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  (ofUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEurycarcinus 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 
 

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]
 

To MNHN Crustaceans Type collection (Lectotype: 2000-10992)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo MNHN Crustaceans...
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