Apalone spinifera
Apalone spinifera
(Spiny Softshell)
Native Transplant

13 results for Apalone spinifera (Spiny Softshell)
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Specimen IDCommon NameStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
1711927 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarkClark County wetland park, west pond2023 15010015 Las Vegas Wash 
115607 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado River1991 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesestablished
115613 Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado river system1900 15030100 Lower Coloradoestablished
644309 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado River, at Lake Mead1998 15010005 Lake Meadestablished
266016 Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado River, below Hoover Dam1936 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesestablished
262602 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado River, lower1967 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesestablished
266010 Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado River, lower, 6 miles north of the California Border1936 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesestablished
266012 Spiny SoftshellNVClarkColorado River, lower, 6 miles north of the California Border1936 15030101 Havasu-Mohave Lakesestablished
266017 Spiny SoftshellNVClarkLake Mead, north of Black Canyon1936 15010005 Lake Meadestablished
644310 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarklower Virgin River1998 15010005 Lake Meadestablished
262603 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarkMoapa River, downstream portions1967 15010012 Muddyestablished
262605 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVClarkVirgin River, lower, at Mesquite1967 15010010 Lower Virginestablished
262604 Texas Spiny SoftshellNVLincolnMeadow Valley Wash1967 15010013 Meadow Valley Washestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2023].

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