Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1535172
Common NameRusty Crayfish
LocalityCedar Brook, 1 mi. upstream of Eagale St, 4 mi. NW of Aitkin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElk-Nokasippi
HUC8 Number07010104
HUC10 NameCity of Aitkin-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0701010404
HUC12 NameCedar Creek
HUC12 Number070101040403
Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsCollector notes: "When I pulled that log off the bottom and saw it was a rusty I knew I couldn't let him get away. Regardless of his large intimidating size I put my fear aside and did it in the name of science!"
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number4910107


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/26/2021].

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