Specimen Information

Palaemonetes kadiakensis
Palaemonetes kadiakensis
(Mississippi Grass Shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1428092
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPalaemonetes
Specieskadiakensis
Common NameMississippi Grass Shrimp
StateKS
CountyWoodson
LocalitySmall unnamed woodland pond in Woodson County, KS near Woodson County State Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Verdigris
HUC8 Number11070101
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30861
Author:Distler, D.A. and D.E. Bleam
Date:1988
Title:Palaemonetes kadiakensis Rathburn in Kansas>
Journal:Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science
Volume:91
Issue:3-4
Pages:190-191
CommentsSix of the females were carrying eggs, suggesting a reproducing population. Leonard Jirak, Fisheries Biologist, KDW informed (Distler and Bleam 1988, REF#30861) that in the early 1970's he collected several hundred freshwater prawns from Pony Express Lake, DeKalb County, Missouri, approximately 25 miles east of St. Joseph, and introduced them into a small rearing pond adjacent to Woodson County State Lake, KS.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected14
Number of Females6


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