Specimen Information

Apalone ferox
Apalone ferox
(Florida Softshell)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115608
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesferox
Common NameFlorida Softshell
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityBig Pine Key
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 Number0309020303
Map
+
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased pet
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
Ref. Number:700
Author:Conant, R., and J.T. Collins.
Date:1991
Title:A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston.
Volume:12
Pages:450 pp
Commentsthought to be introduced
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/8/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.