Invasive species - Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in Flanders, Belgium

Invasive species - Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in Flanders, Belgium is a species occurrence dataset published by the Research Institute for Nature and Forest (INBO). The dataset contains over 6,000 occurrences (Chinese mitten crab exclusively) sampled between 2000 and now. The data are compiled from different monitoring initiatives at the INBO. The Chinese mitten crab is listed as a species of EU concern sensu the EU regulation 1143/2014 on the prevention and management of the introduction of invasive alien species (IAS). This requires member states to report on the status of such species. Issues with the dataset can be reported at https://github.com/LifeWatchINBO/data-publication/tree/master/datasets/invasive-chinese-mitten-crab-occurrences

Dataset metrics

Occurrences map

Data and Resources

View the dataset on GBIF website.

Additional Info

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Source http://www.gbif.org/dataset/258c9ce5-1bda-4001-a192-347c9e7fb186
Last Updated September 21, 2016, 13:25 (Europe/Brussels)
Created September 21, 2016, 13:25 (Europe/Brussels)
Dataset type OCCURRENCE
Source DarwinCore Archive http://data.inbo.be/ipt/archive.do?r=invasive-chinese-mitten-crab-occurrences
Dataset website https://www.inbo.be/nl/onderzoeksgroepen/faunabeheer
GBIF UUID 258c9ce5-1bda-4001-a192-347c9e7fb186
Administrative contact Sander Devisscher - Research assistant - faunabeheer@inbo.be
Metadata author Peter Desmet - LifeWatch team coordinator - peter.desmet@inbo.be