Invasive SpeciesChinese mitten crab

Eriocheir sinensis
NOT FOUND by Flippinseaweed
Cape Elizabeth
ID Confirmed
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Peer reviewed by Flippinsnails
Field Notes
We did not find Chinese mitten crab. We are happy because we did not have world language today. We are pleased that it has not been found in ME yet. I smell dead seaweed and the ocean.
Supporting Evidence
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We looked everywhere.
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The crabs that we found had the characteristics of a green crab.
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It has not been found in Maine yet. It would be really hard for people to find it.
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
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Place Studied
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N 43.560400 °
W -70.217500 °
Observation Site Information
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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: 


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