Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1474326
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusRhithropanopeus
Speciesharrisii
Common NameHarris mud crab
StateOR
CountyLane
LocalitySiuslaw River, North Fork
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSiuslaw
HUC8 Number17100206
HUC10 NameNorth Fork Siuslaw River
HUC10 Number1710020607
HUC12 NameLower North Fork Siuslaw River
HUC12 Number171002060702
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | hitch hiker fishing, boating | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsCrab was found inside water quality equipment upon retrieval. Sighting significant as it has not been reported from the Siuslaw River as far as I can tell.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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