Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1403105
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Common NameSpiny Softshell
StateCA
CountySacramento
LocalityNear confluence of Morrison and Laguna Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Sacramento
HUC8 Number18020163
HUC10 NameMorrison Creek
HUC10 Number1802016304
HUC12 NameLower Morrison Creek
HUC12 Number180201630404
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month4
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | released pet
Statusestablished
Comments2 adults observed
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Year ClassAdults
Photo
Apalone spinifera


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2024].

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