If we hope to be able to control the spread of the Chinese mitten crab, we must understand what we are dealing with. Follow the links below to find out key information about the species.
Learn about the taxonomy of the Chinese mitten crab and the origin of it's name, and find out about related species and genera.
Discover how to identify mitten crabs and distinguish between males and females.
Learn how mitten crabs are transported from their native habitat and introduced into a new region.
This invasive species has been found in many distant locations. Find out about its native distribution and where it has spread.