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Invasive and Exotic Crustaceans with Images

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.

18 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
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
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
isopod Paradella dianae (Menzies, 1962) Sphaeromatidae 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
red claw crayfish Cherax quadricarinatus Von Martens, 1868 Parastacidae Decapoda Malacostraca
bloody red shrimp Hemimysis anomala G.O. Sars, 1907 Mysidae Mysida Malacostraca
amphipod Echinogammarus ischnus (Stebbing, 1899) Gammaridae Amphipoda Malacostraca


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