Specimen Details

  • Taxon Name

    Carcinus maenas

  • Author and date of publication

    (Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Preferred Common name

    European Shore Crab

  • Other Common Names

    Green Shore Crab European Green Crab Green Crab

  • Date Identified

    2016

  • Identified By

    Ruby Albury - Museum Victoria

  • Number Of Specimens

    2

  • Sex

    Male, Female

  • Specimen Nature

    Whole Wet ethanol 70%

  • Expedition Name

    Gippsland Lakes Bioscan 2015 (Gippsland Bioscan)

  • Collected By

    Melvin Patinathan - Museum Victoria, Meagan Thornton - Museum Victoria

  • Collection Event Code

    GLB 2015 011

  • Sampling Method

    hand net

  • Date Visited From

    13/02/2015 9:30 PM

  • Date Visited To

    13/02/2015

  • Depth To (m)

    1

  • Depth From (m)

    0

  • Category

    Natural Sciences

  • Scientific Group

    Invertebrate Zoology

  • Discipline

    Invertebrates

  • Collecting Areas

    Invertebrates

  • Type of Item

    Specimen

Taxonomy

Geospatial Information

  • Site Code

    GLB

  • Country

    Australia

  • State

    Victoria

  • District

    East Gippsland Shire

  • Town

    Lakes Entrance

  • Precise Location

    Gippsland Lakes, Lakes Entrance, Bullock Island, Bullock Island Road Bridge, "The Narrows"

  • Latitude

    -37.8835

  • Longitude

    147.972

  • Geodetic Datum

    WGS84

  • Georeference Source

    Google Maps

  • Georeference By

    Colin Silvey - Museum Victoria