Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1321049
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesrusticus
Common NameRusty Crayfish
StatePA
CountyChester
LocalityValley Creek along Hwy 252 in Valley Forge National Historic Park, half way between Schuylkill River and Pennsylvania Turnpike
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSchuylkill
HUC8 Number02040203
HUC10 NameLower Schuylkill River
HUC10 Number0204020310
HUC12 NameLittle Valley Creek-Valley Creek
HUC12 Number020402031004
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Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Comments"numerous observations and active suppression effort in the watershed - on-going since 2009. they have spread up into the watershed mostly in Valley Creek but not into little valley"
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/18/2021].

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