Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1463659
Common NameRusty Crayfish
LocalityVanCampens Brook, downstream of crossing Old Mine Road in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Mongaup-Brodhead
HUC8 Number02040104
HUC10 NameFlat Brook-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010410
HUC12 NameVancampens Brook-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401041005
Collection Day8
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released bait
CommentsI am an Ecologist with the National Park Service. We are studying this population of rusty crayfish that has become established in VanCampens Brook. The population extends from the location reported here upstream to Millbrook Village, NJ. We are working to reduce or eliminate the population ASAP.
Record TypeNAS sighting report


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/22/2024].

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