Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1446475
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Common NameSpiny Softshell
StateCA
CountyMerced
LocalitySan Joaquin River west of Highway 165
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle San Joaquin-Lower Chowchilla
HUC8 Number18040001
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Size5", 6" and 14"


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/25/2024].

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