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Invasive and Exotic Crustaceans

The following species have been listed on an invasive species list in North America. For more information on each species, including the listing sources, images, and publication links, click on the species.

34 Records


Subject Name Scientific Name Family Order Class
Louisiana red crayfish Procambarus clarkii (Girard) Cambaridae Decapoda Malacostraca
European green crab Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) Portunidae Decapoda Malacostraca
rusty crayfish Orconectes rusticus (Girard, 1852) Cambaridae Decapoda Malacostraca
northern crayfish Orconectes virilis (Hagen, 1870) Cambaridae Decapoda Malacostraca
whiteleg shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) Penaeidae Decapoda Malacostraca
Indo Pacific swimming crab Charybdis hellerii (A. Milne-Edwards) Portunidae Decapoda Malacostraca
green porcelain crab Petrolisthes armatus (Gibbes, 1850) Porcellanidae Decapoda Malacostraca
Bocourt swimming crab Callinectes bocourti A. Milne-Edwards Portunidae Decapoda Malacostraca
water flea Daphnia lumholtzi G. O. Sars, 1885 Daphniidae Diplostraca Branchiopoda
barnacle Balanus reticulatus Utinomi, 1967 Balanidae Sessilia Maxillopoda
barnacle Balanus trigonus Darwin, 1854 Balanidae Sessilia Maxillopoda
blue shrimp Litopenaeus stylirostris (Stimpson, 1874) Penaeidae Decapoda Malacostraca
mangrove boring isopod Sphaeroma terebrans Bate, 1866 Sphaeromatidae Isopoda Malacostraca
fouling isopod Sphaeroma walkeri Stebbing, 1905 Sphaeromatidae Isopoda Malacostraca
striped barnacle Balanus amphitrite Darwin, 1854 Balanidae Sessilia Maxillopoda
Asian shore crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan) Varunidae Decapoda Malacostraca
titan acorn barnacle Megabalanus coccopoma (Darwin, 1854) Balanidae Sessilia Maxillopoda
Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 Varunidae Decapoda Malacostraca
gray-speckled crayfish Orconectes palmeri creolanus (Creaser, 1933) Cambaridae Decapoda Malacostraca
isopod Paradella dianae (Menzies, 1962) Sphaeromatidae Isopoda Malacostraca
isopod Synidotea laticauda J. E. Benedict, 1897 Idoteidae Isopoda Malacostraca
Giant Tiger Prawn Penaeus monodon Fabricius, 1798 Penaeidae Decapoda Malacostraca
crawfish Procambarus spp. Ortmann, 1905 Cambaridae Decapoda Malacostraca
fishhook waterflea Cercopagis pengoi (Ostroumov, 1891) Cercopagididae Diplostraca Branchiopoda
spiny water flea Bythotrephes cederstroemii Schodler, 1877 Cercopagididae Diplostraca Branchiopoda
red claw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus Von Martens, 1868 Parastacidae Decapoda Malacostraca
millipede Cherax tenuimanus Smith, 1912 Parastacidae Decapoda Malacostraca
yabby Cherax destructor Clark, 1936 Parastacidae Decapoda Malacostraca
common yabby crayfish Cherax albidus Clark 1936 Parastacidae Decapoda Malacostraca
marbled crayfish Procambarus marmorkrebs Cambaridae Decapoda Malacostraca
bloody red shrimp Hemimysis anomala G.O. Sars, 1907 Mysidae Mysida Malacostraca
spiny waterflea Bythotrephes longimanus Leydig, 1860 Cercopagididae Diplostraca Branchiopoda
amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus (Stebbing, 1899) Gammaridae Amphipoda Malacostraca
killer shrimp Dikerogammarus villosus (Sowinsky, 1894) Gammaridae Amphipoda Malacostraca


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