Specimen Information

Apalone spinifera
Apalone spinifera
(Spiny Softshell)
Reptiles-Turtles
Native Transplant

Specimen ID115611
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Common NameSpiny Softshell
StateCA
LocalityColorado River system
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLower Colorado
HUC8 Number15030100
Map
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Collection Year1900
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:702
Author:Stebbins, R.C.
Date:1966
Title:A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians.
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Company
Pages:279 p.
Commentsintroduced to the Colorado system around the turn of the century
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/20/2019].

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