: Hemigrapsus takanoi
: Asakura & Watanabe, 2005
: 389288
Species Taxonomy
: Varunidae
: Decapoda
: Malacostraca
: Arthropoda
Species Data from AquaNIS
: Available
: Ballast waters, Biofouling
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 through predation: major mortality of juvenile blue mussel (Brousseau et al. 2014).
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. Brousseau, D.J., Goldberg R., Garza, C. 2014 Impact of Predation by the Invasive Crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus on Survival of Juvenile Blue Mussels in Western Long Island Sound. Northeastern Naturalist, 21: 119-133.
Included in the final TS list? - Yes
Comments: Assessed by the COMPLETE project experts (2021), included in target species list.