WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards, 1879

394860  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:394860)

accepted
Species
marine
Davie, P. (2010). Callinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards, 1879. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=394860 on 2018-01-16

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2009-05-12 09:26:45Z
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2010-02-25 15:57:43Z
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basis of record Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

additional source Felder, D. L., F. Álvarez, J. W. Goy, & R. Lemaitre. Decapoda (Crustacea) of the Gulf of Mexico, with Comments on the Amphionidacea, Pp. 1019–1104. In: Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas. [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Fofonoff, P.W.; Ruiz, G.M.; Steves, B.; Carlton, J.T. (2014). National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System (NEMESIS), available online at http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Gulf of Mexico (IHO Sea Area) : There is no evidence that this crab reproduces in US waters. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark In Gulf of Mexico (IHO Sea Area) : It is not established in continental US waters, and has no reported impacts. However, researchers in the Gulf are concerned that if it becomes established, it could compete with the Blue Crab (USGS Center for Aquatic Resource Studies 2009). [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Gulf of Mexico (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: accidental with ballast water, sea water systems, live wells or other deck basins
Occurrences in the inner Gulf of Mexico probably result through transport in ballast water.  [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBocourt swimming crabUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorblunt-tooth swimming crab  [details]