California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Bay Delta Region

Main Office
  7329 Silverado Trail
  Napa, CA 94558
  (707) 944-5500

Stockton Office
  2109 Arch Airport Rd
  Stockton, CA 95206
  (209) 234-3420

Regional Manager:
Scott Wilson

Selected References

  • Anger, K. 1991. Effects of temperature and salinity on the larval development of the Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis (Decapoda: Grapsidae). Marine Ecology Progress Series 72:103-110.
  • Halat, K. M. 1997. The distribution and abundance of the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis) in southern San Francisco Bay, 1995-1996. M.S. Thesis, University of California, Berkeley, 80 pp.
  • Hieb, K. and T. Veldhuizen. 1998. Mitten crabs on the move. IEP Newsletter 11(2) - Spring 1997.
  • Hoestlandt, H. 1948. Recherches sur la biologie de l'Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne-Edwards (Crustace Brachyoure). Annales de l'Institut Oceanographique 24(1):1-116.
  • Ingle, R.W. 1986. The Chinese mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards -- a contentious immigrant. The London Naturalist 65:101-105
  • Kim, C.H. and S.G. Hwang. 1995. The complete larval development of the mitten crab Eriocheir sinensis H. Milne Edwards, 1853 (Decapoda, Brachyura, Grapsidae) reared in the laboratory and a key to the known zoeae of the Varuninae. Crustaceana 68(7):793-812.
  • Nepszy, S.J. and J.H. Leach. 1973. First records of the chinese mitten crab, Eriocheir sinensis, (Crustacea:Brachyura) from North America. Journal Fisheries Research Board Canada 30(12):1909-1910.
  • Panning, A. 1939. The Chinese mitten crab. Annual Report Smithsonian Institute, 1938. pp. 361-375.
  • Peters, N. and A. Panning. 1933. Die chinesische wollhandkrabbe (Eriocheir sinensis Milne-Edwards) in Deutschland. Zoologischer Anzeiger Supplement 104:1-180.
  • Tan, Q.K. et al. 1984. The ecological study on the anadromous crab Eriocheir sinensis going upstream. Tung wu hsueh tsa chih (Chinese Journal of Zoology) 6:19-22.
  • Veldhuizen, T. 1997. The first annual IEP monitoring survey of the Chinese mitten crab in the Delta and Suisun Marsh. IEP Newsletter 10(4) - Autumn 1997.
  • Veldhuizen, T and K. Hieb. 1998. What difference can one crab species make? The ongoing tale of the Chinese mitten crab and the San Francisco Estuary. Outdoor California 59(3) - May-June 1998.