Invasive SpeciesChinese mitten crab

Eriocheir sinensis
NOT FOUND by Elmoseastars
Cape Elizabeth
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by A classmate
Peer reviewed by A classmate
Field Notes
I am happy because I'm at the calming beach. I got pretty wet. I see the waves crashing in the sand. I hear the wind load and clear. I smell the seaweed.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
This is a green crab. We know this because we compared this picture with both the green crab and the Chinese mitten crab.
Photo of my evidence.
We also know this isn't a Chinese mitten crab because this is an Asian shore crab. We know this because we compared the pictures.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I did not find it
Scientific name:
Eriocheir sinensis
Common name:
Chinese mitten crab
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.560346 °
W -70.217611 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Coastal - Beach or dune
Trip Information
Kettle Cove
Trip date: 
Thu, 2018-10-25 08:45
Town or city: 
Cape Elizabeth
Type of investigation: 
Species Survey
Time of low tide: 


im so proud!

this is good!

good try

Your ids are correct, but what differences and similarities did you see in the pictures to determine which species you found?