Cancer irroratus Say, 1817

Atlantic Rock Crab

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Animal

Sublevel 1: Non-chordate Invertebrate

Sublevel 2: Invertebrate with bilateral symmetry

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Phylum: Arthropoda

Class: Malacostraca

Order: Decapoda

Family: Cancridae

Genus: Cancer

Species: Cancer irroratus

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
CT WAP (2015) - GCN (Very Important)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Heterotroph

HABITAT

ASSOCIATED SPECIES

PHOTOS OF Cancer irroratus

PHOTOS OF SPECIES ASSOCIATIONS