Occurrence record: Invertebrate Zoology:016-00084-001

PreservedSpecimen of Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758) | European shore-crab recorded on 2016-05-27


Data resource Royal BC Museum - Invertebrates Collection
Institution code Royal British Columbia Museum
Supplied institution code "RBCM"
Collection code Royal British Columbia Museum - Invertebrate Zoology
Catalog number 016-00084-001
Occurrence ID 8eaf42ca-406b-4393-ab3f-dcaaa1b99a19
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Specimen Nature: Wet | Preservative: Ethanol - 70% | Fixative: Ethanol - 70% | Prefixative: Freezing | Preparation Notes: tissue in Ethanol - 95%
Identified by Heidi Gartner
Identified date 16-05-27
Collector Gartner, H. Heidi|Norgard, T. Tammy|Gillespie, G. Graham|Barton, L. Leslie|Hodes, V. Vanessa|Bigg, M. Michelle
Supplied as "Heidi Gartner; Tammy Norgard; Graham Gillespie; Leslie Barton; Vanessa Hodes; Michelle Bigg"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Owner institution code RBCM
Field number HG-16-13
Rightsholder Royal BC Museum
Sampling protocol Collection Method: trapped | Net/Gear/Trap: crab trap - Fukui | Vessel Name: Palmira
Dataset name Royal BC Museum - Invertebrates Collection
Language en
Occurrence remarks tissue
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID doi:10.5886/zh7n1e
Institution ID http://grbio.org/cool/gayt-20cg
Collection code Invertebrate Zoology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1927-05-16
Supplied as 16-05-27


Field number HG-16-13
Collecting date 2016-05-27
Supplied as year:2016  month:05  day:27 
Sampling protocol Collection Method: trapped | Net/Gear/Trap: crab trap - Fukui | Vessel Name: Palmira
Date precision Day
Event remarks Vector 2016
Verbatim event date 16-05-27


Scientific name Carcinus maenas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxon rank species
Common name European shore-crab
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Portunidae
Genus Carcinus
Species Carcinus maenas
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Country Canada
State / Province British Columbia
Locality Higgins Passage: Higgins Pass East Bay
Latitude 52.47178333
Longitude -128.7005
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Higgins Pass East Bay
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Source
Continent North America
County Range 3, Coast Land District
Country code CA

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