: Hemigrapsus sanguineus
: (De Haan, 1835)
: 158417
Species Taxonomy
: Varunidae
: Decapoda
: Malacostraca
: Arthropoda
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Ballast waters
Zooplankton (Juvenile, Larvae)
Results of species assessment according to Target Species selection criteria
Known human health impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known economic impact? No
Comments: Not available.
Known measurable environmental impact? Yes
Comments: Negative impact on native biodiversity: decline in European green crab and blue mussels (Lohrer 2001; Lohrer and Witlach 2002).
References: AquaNIS. Editorial Board, 2015. Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species. World Wide Web electronic publication. www.corpi.ku.lt/databases/aquanis. Version 2.36+. Accessed 2021-07-23. Lohrer, A.M. 2001. The invasion by Hemigrapsus sanguineus in eastern North America: a review. Aquatic Invaders, 12: 1-11. Lohrer, A.M., Whitlatch, R.B. 2002. Interactions among aliens: apparent replacement of one exotic species by another. Ecology, 83: 719-732.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.