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Image of blue crab from DeKay 1843

Crayfishes, Shrimps and Crabs of
New York's Inland Waters

Taxonomic Hierarchy:

  • Kingdom: Animalia
    • Phylum: Arthropoda
      • Subphylum: Crustacea
        • Order: Decapoda

Table of Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. New York Species
  3. Conservation
  4. Research Needs
  5. References (and related reading)
  6. List of NY Species

Source:

Robert A. Daniels
New York State Museum
Research and Collections
3140 Cultural Education Center
Albany, New York 12230

Date Accepted: 27 November 2002

Date Posted: 28 December 2004

Date(s) Revised: 4 January 2005

Citation: Please cite the Crayfishes, Shrimps and Crabs of New York's Inland Waters pages as follows:

Daniels, Robert A. 2004. Crayfishes, Shrimps and Crabs of New York's Inland Waters. New York State Biodiversity Clearinghouse, New York State Biodiversity Project and New York State Biodiversity Research Institute. http://www.nybiodiversity.org/

Image Credit: The image at the top of this page is a hand-colored lithograph of a blue crab (Callinectes sapidus) scanned from the Zoology of New York or the New York Fauna by James DeKay (1843).


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