Aquatic Invertebrates - invasive

European Green Crab (Carcinus maenas) on Sep 25, 2022

Submitter does not have a specimen
EDRR Status: Local expert notified

Description of specimen

European green crab identified via 3 green bumps between eyes, and 5 bumps on each size between eye and claw. Dark on color on top, reddish on bottom. No black tip claws.

Commentary

Thank you for the report! ODFW is aware of Green Crab in the Tillamook County Bays. Species; 635-056-0075. See their website for further information regarding what to do with it once you catch it.
https://www.dfw.state.or.us/MRP/shellfish/index.asp
-Michael Blankenship, TCSWCD

Michael Blankenship
Sept. 26, 2022, 7:28 a.m.