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The occurrence of Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) from the Caspian Sea region, Iran
Robbins, R.S.; Sakari, M.; Nezami Baluchi, S.; Clark, P.F. (2006). The occurrence of Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Crustacea: Brachyura: Varunidae) from the Caspian Sea region, Iran. Aquat. Invasions 1(1): 32-34
In: Aquatic Invasions. Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC): Helsinki. ISSN 1798-6540, more
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Keywords
    Introduced species; Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 [WoRMS]; Iran, Caspian Sea [gazetteer]; Marine; Brackish water

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  • Robbins, R.S.
  • Sakari, M.
  • Nezami Baluchi, S.
  • Clark, P.F.

Abstract
    Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 has been introduced and established mainly in North East Europe and San Francisco Bay, United States from native China. This note records the first specimen of the Chinese mitten crab from the River Tazeh Bekandeh, Caspian Sea collected on 26 October 2002.

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