Specimen Information

Procambarus acutus acutus
Procambarus acutus acutus
(White River Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID157200
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesacutus
Subspeciesacutus
Common NameWhite River Crayfish
StateNC
CountyWatauga
LocalityJulian Price Pond (Lake) off Blue Ridge Parkway NNW of Blowing Rock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatauga
HUC8 Number06010103
HUC10 NameWatauga Lake-Watauga River
HUC10 Number0601010303
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Watauga River
HUC12 Number060101030301
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13634
Author:Cooper, J.E.
Date:2002
Title:North Carolina crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae): Notes on Distribution, Taxonomy, Life History, and Habitat.
Journal:Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science
Volume:118
Issue:3
Pages:167-180
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordcounty
DisposalNCSM
Museum Cat Number23578
VerifierCooper, J. E.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1
Specimen Impact1 exuvium male. Very popular recreational area, they believe this species was a "bait-bucket" introduction, included many small young.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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