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Photo: California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Presented by Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Participation fee $0
Expenses $0
Spend the time outdoors
Location Mid-Atlantic Region
Appropriate for kids yes
Teaching materials no


Required Gear:

None needed, however, these crabs are often found in crab-pots and along stream banks.


Mitten CrabWATCH


Track the spread of introduced Chinese Mitten Crabs
Report any mitten crab sightings

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, working with many partner organizations, has established Mitten Crab Watch as a public reporting and information network to track the distribution, abundance, and status of this invasive species for the US Atlantic and Gulf coasts.




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