Literature on Rhithropanopeus harrisii

Literature on Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) - Harris mud crab

Alvarez, F., Hines, A.H. and Reaka-Kudla, M.L. 1995. The effects of parasitism by the barnacle Loxothylacus panopaei (Gissler) (Cirripedia: Rhizocephala) on growth and survival of the host crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) (Brachyura: Xanthidae). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 192: 221-232.

Bacevičius, E. and Gasiūnaitė, Z.R. 2008. Two crab species – Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis Edw.) and mud crab (Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) ssp. tridentatus (Maitland) in the Lithuanian coastal waters, Baltic Sea. Transitional Waters Bulletin 2: 63-68.

Buitendijk, A.M. and Holthuis, L.B. 1949. Note on the Zuiderzee crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) subspecies tridentatus (Maitland). Zoologische Mededelingen 30(7): 95-106.

Celestial, D.M. and McKenney, C.L., Jr. 1994. The influence of an insect growth regulator on the larval development of the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Environmental Pollution 85: 169-173.

Christiansen, M.E. and Costlow, J.D., Jr. 1982. Ultrastructural study of the exoskeleton of the estuarine crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii: effect of the insect growth regulator Dimilin® (Diflubenzuron) on the formation of the larval cuticle. Marine Biology 66: 217-226.

Christiansen, M.E., Costlow, J.D., Jr. and Monroe, R.J. 1978. Effects of the insect growth regulator Dimilin® (TH 6040) on larval development of two estuarine crabs. Marine Biology 50: 29-36.

Czerniejewski, P. 2009. Some aspects of population biology of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in the Odra estuary, Poland. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 38(4): 49-62.

Czerniejewski, P. and Rybczyk, A. 2008. Body weight, morphometry, and diet of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii tridentatus (Maitland, 1874) in the Odra estuary, Poland. Crustaceana 81(11): 1289-1299.

Diamond, D.W., Scott, L.K., Forward, R.B., Jr. and Kirby-Smith, W. 1989. Respiration and osmoregulation of the estuarine crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould): effects of the herbicide, Alachlor. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 93A(2): 313-318.

Eno, N.C., Clark, R.A. and Sanderson, W.G. 1997. Non-native marine species in British waters: a review and directory. Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Peterborough, UK, 136pp.

Fitzgerald, T.P., Forward, R.B., Jr. and Tankersley, R.A. 1998. Metamorphosis of the estuarine crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii: effect of water type and adult odor. Marine Ecology Progress Series 165: 217-223.

Forward, R.B., Jr. 1985. Behavioral responses of larvae of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Brachyura: Xanthidae) during diel vertical migration. Marine Biology 90: 9-18.

Forward, R.B., Jr. 2009. Larval biology of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould): A synthesis. Biological Bulletin 216: 243-256.

Forward, R.B., Jr. and Bourla, M.H. 2008. Entrainment of the larval release rhythm of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Brachyura: Xanthidae) by cycles in the hydrostatic pressure. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 357: 128-133.

Forward, R.B., Jr., Lohmann, K. and Cronin, T.W. 1982. Rhythms in larval release by an estuarine crab (Rhithropanopeus harrisii). Biological Bulletin 163: 287-300.

Främmande Arter 2006. Harris mud crab (Rhithropanopeus harrisii). Available at: accessed 10 March 2015).

Gollasch, S. and Nehring, S. 2006. National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany. Aquatic Invasions 1(4): 245-269.

Gonçalves, F., Ribeiro, R. and Soares, A.M.V.M. 1995a. Laboratory study of the effects of temperature and salinity on survival and larval development of a population of Rhithropanopeus harrisii from the Mondego River estuary, Portugal. Marine Biology 121: 639-645.

Gonçalves, F., Ribeiro, R. and Soares, A.M.V.M. 1995b. Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould), an American crab in the estuary of the Mondego River, Portugal. Journal of Crustacean Biology 15(4): 756-762.

Goulletquer, P., Bachelet, G., Sauriau, P.G. and Noel, P. 2002. Open Atlantic coast of Europe – a century of introduced species into French waters. In: Invasive aquatic species of Europe. Distribution, impacts and management (eds. E. Leppäkoski, S. Gollasch and S. Olenin), pp. 276-290. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Grabowski, M., Jażdżewski, K. and Konopacka, A. 2005. Alien Crustacea in Polish waters – introduction and Decapoda. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 34 (Supplement 1): 43-61.

Grosholz, E.D. and Ruiz, G.M. 1995. Does spatial heterogeneity and genetic variation in populations of the xanthid crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould) influence the prevalence of an introduced parasitic castrator? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 187: 129-145.

Hegele-Drywa, J. and Normant, M. 2009. Feeding ecology of the American crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Crustacea, Decapoda) in the coastal waters of the Baltic Sea. Oceanologia 51(3): 361-375.

Hines, A.H., Alvarez, F. and Reed, S.A. 1997. Introduced and native populations of a marine parasitic castrator: variation in prevalence of the rhizocephalan Loxothylacus panopaei in xanthid crabs. Bulletin of Marine Science 61(2): 197-214.

Jazdzewski, K., Konopacka, A. and Grabowski, M. 2005. Native and alien malacostracan Crustacea along the Polish Baltic Sea coast in the twentieth century. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 34, Suppl. 1: 175-193.

Kidawa, A., Markowska, M. and Rakusa-Suszczewski, S. 2004. Chemosensory behaviour in the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii tridentatus from Martwa Wisla estuary (Gdansk Bay, Baltic Sea). Crustaceana 77(8): 897-908.

McConaugha, J.R. 1982. Regulation of crustacean morphogenesis in larvae of the mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Journal of Experimental Zoology 223: 155-163.

McConaugha, J.R. 1991. Limb regeneration in juveniles of the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii following removal of developing limb buds. Journal of Experimental Zoology 257: 64-69.

Morgan, S.G., Goy, J.W. and Costlow, J.D., Jr. 1983. Multiple ovipositions from single matings in the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Journal of Crustacean Biology 3(4): 542-547.

Nates, S.F. and McKenney, C.L., Jr. 2000. Growth, lipid class and fatty acid composition in juvenile mud crabs (Rhithropanopeus harrisii) following larval exposure to Fenoxycarb®, insect juvenile hormone analog. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C 127: 317-325.

Nehring, S. 2000. Zur Bestandssituation von Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) in deutschen Gewässern: die sukzessive Ausbreitung eines amerikanischen Neozoons (Crustacea: Decapoda: Panopeidae). Senckenbergiana Maritima 30: 115-122.

Nehring, S. and Leuchs, H. 1999. Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould, 1841) (Crustacea: Decapoda) – ein amerikanisches Neozoon im Elbeästuar. Lauterbornia H. 35: 49-51.

Normant, M. and Gibowicz, M. 2008. Salinity induced changes in haemolymph osmolality and total metabolic rate of the mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii Gould, 1841 from Baltic coastal waters. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 355: 145-152.

Normant, M., Miernik, J. and Szaniawska, A. 2004. Remarks on the morphology and the life cycle of Rhithropanopeus harrisii ssp. tridentatus (Maitland) from the dead Vistula River. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 33(4): 93-102.

Olesen, J. and Tendal, O.S. 2009. Amerikansk brakvandskrabbe – ny krabbeart etableret i Danmark. Dyr i natur og museum 2009 Nr. 2: 26-28.

Petersen, C. 2006. Range expansion in the northeast Pacific by an estuary mud crab – a molecular study. Biological Invasions 8: 565-576.

Projecto-Garcia, J., Cabral, H. and Schubart, C.D. 2010. High regional differentiation in a North American crab species throughout its native range and invaded European waters: a phylogeographic analysis. Biological Invasions 12: 253-263. (DOI 10.1007/s10530-009-9447-y)

Rasmussen, E. 1958. Emigranter i Københavns Sydhavn. Naturens Verden 1958: 231-234 and 246-248.

Reisser, C.E. and Forward, R.B., Jr. 1991. Effect of salinity on osmoregulation and survival of a rhizocephalan parasite, Loxothylacus panopaei, and its crab host, Rhithropanopeus harrisii. Estuaries 14(1): 102-106.

Roche, D.G. and Torchin, M.E. 2007. Established population of the North American Harris mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii (Gould 1841) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Xanthidae) in the Panama Canal. Aquatic Invasions 2(3): 155-161.

Roche, D.G., Torchin, M.E., Leung, B. and Binning, S.A. 2009. Localized invasion of the North American Harris mud crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in the Panama Canal: implications for eradication and spread. Biological Invasions 11: 983-993.

Turberty, S.R. and McKenney, C.L., Jr. 2005. Ecdysteroid responses of estuarine crustaceans exposed through complete larval development to juvenile hormone agonist insecticides. Integrative and Comparative Biology 45(1): 106-117.

Turoboyski, K. 1973. Biology and ecology of the crab Rhithropanopeus harrisii ssp. tridentatus. Marine Biology 23: 303-313.

Wolff, W.J. 2005. Non-indigenous marine and estuarine species in The Netherlands. Zoologische Mededelingen 79(1): 1-116.