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Taxonomic Details for Sesarma reticulatum

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomProtostomia
SuperphylumEcdysozoa
PhylumArthropoda
SubphylumCrustacea
ClassMalacostraca
SubclassEumalacostraca
SuperorderEucarida
OrderDecapoda
SuborderPleocyemata
InfraorderBrachyura
SuperfamilyGrapsoidea
FamilySesarmidae
GenusSesarma
SpeciesSesarma reticulatum
Common Name: heavy marsh crab, purple marsh crab
Authority: (Say, 1817)
ITIS TSN: 99039   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Fresh water, Salinity Zone: Marine
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

INV-GCEM-1809 (Fall 2017 crab population monitoring: mid-marsh and creek bank abundance based on crab hole counts at GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1709 (Fall 2016 crab population monitoring: mid-marsh and creek bank abundance based on crab hole counts at GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCES-1609 (Long-term Burrowing Crab Population Abundance Data from the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Fall Marsh Monitoring Program)

INV-GCEM-1609 (Fall 2015 crab population monitoring: mid-marsh and creek bank abundance based on crab hole counts at GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

INV-GCEM-1501 (Fall 2014 crab population monitoring: mid-marsh and creek bank abundance based on crab hole counts at GCE marsh, monitoring sites 1-10)

(view all 22 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Sesarma reticulatum
Sesarma reticulatum. Photo by Jim Sheehan.

LTER
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.