International Introductions of Carcinus maenas
Introductions as compiled by FAO
Main Ref. Grosholz, E. and G. Ruiz, 1996
To San Francisco Bay, California
FAO area Pacific, Eastern Central
From Europe
FAO area Atlantic, Northeast
Range 1989 - 1990
Period 1975-present
Established in the Wild yes, self reproducing
Established in Aquaculture
Significant Ecological Interactions
Significant Socio-economic Effects
Introduced by
Reason unknown
Other Reason
Comments In 1993 it started spreading to other locations such as Bodega Harbor and Elkhorn Slough.
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