Common name: white river crawfish
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Size: can reach 5 in
Native Range: Southern Atlantic coast drainage from Georgia to Maine and from the Florida panhandle to Mexico; central Mississippi Valley to the upper Great Lakes drainages.
Interactive maps: Point Distribution Maps
Puerto Rico &
Non-specific locations in Connecticut, Maine (east-central), Massachusetts (west-central), and Rhode Island; Lower Hudson River drainage.
Means of Introduction: Probable bait bucket or aquaculture introductions.
Impact of Introduction: Unknown.
Revision Date: 10/18/2004
Benson, A.J., 2018, Procambarus acutus acutus (Girard, 1852): U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=216, Revision Date: 10/18/2004, Access Date: 1/16/2018
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