Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156048
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Subspeciesemoryi
Common NameTexas Spiny Softshell
StateCA
CountyContra Costa
LocalitySan Pablo Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
HUC10 NameSan Pablo Creek-Frontal San Pablo Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000207
HUC12 NameSan Pablo Creek
HUC12 Number180500020701
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12121
Author:Bury, R.B., and R.A. Luckenbach
Date:1976
Title:Introduced amphibians and reptiles in California.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:10
Pages:1-14
CommentsEscaped from an aquaculture pond in New Mexico and spread into CA, AZ, UT and NV.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2021].

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