Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID154605
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesrusticus
Common NameRusty Crayfish
StateNC
CountyRutherford
LocalityBroad River, Clark Road, SR 1181 (Site_No 990909.6btw, Green River Game Land Project), ca. 10.0 air km SE Lake Lure and 13.0 air km WNW Rutherfordton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Broad
HUC8 Number03050105
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Broad River
HUC10 Number0305010503
HUC12 NameKnob Creek-Broad River
HUC12 Number030501050308
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13635
Author:Fullerton, A.H., and B.T. Watson
Date:2001
Title:New distributional records for two nonindigenous and one native crayfish in North Carolina.
Journal:The Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society
Volume:117
Issue:1
Pages:66-70
CommentsRecord from NCWRC. John Alderman, Aimee Fullerton, Brian Watson, and Judith Johnson supplied information.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 5331
VerifierJ. E. Cooper, A. H. Fullerton
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Number Preserved10
Number of Females5
Specimen Impact8 Form I Males, 1 Form II Male, 10 Females, and 1 Juvenile Female. Abundant.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2021].

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