Specimen Information

Palaemonetes kadiakensis
Palaemonetes kadiakensis
(Mississippi Grass Shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1613829
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPalaemonetes
Specieskadiakensis
Common NameMississippi Grass Shrimp
StateKS
CountyLeavenworth
LocalityWestern scour hole in wetlands surrounding Sherman Army airfield at Fort Leavenworth Kansas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameIndependence-Sugar
HUC8 Number10240011
HUC10 NameFivemile Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024001105
HUC12 NameThreemile Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102400110500
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed flood | hitch hiker
Statusunknown
CommentsShrimp were captured using a fine (1/16 in) net in roots of terrestrial vegetation. Young, males, females, and females with eggs were noted. May be an indigenous occurrence, or may have come in on the Missouri floods this year.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJohn Wahlmeier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected150


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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