International Introductions of Carcinus maenas
Introductions as compiled by FAO
Main Ref. Klassen, G. and A. Locke, 2007
To Sri Lanka
FAO area Indian Ocean, Eastern
From unknown
FAO area
Range 1866 - 1867
Period 19th century
Established in the Wild no
Established in Aquaculture
Significant Ecological Interactions
Significant Socio-economic Effects
Introduced by
Reason unknown
Other Reason
Comments There were records of C. maenas in Sri Lanka in 1866-1867 but apparently, establishment in the wild was not successful.
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