Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613940
GroupReptiles-Turtles
GenusApalone
Speciesspinifera
Common NameSpiny Softshell
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityIn the Santa Isabelle Channel, seen from the 23rd street foot bridge in Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve managed by Orange County Parks.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNewport Bay
HUC8 Number18070204
HUC10 NameNewport Bay-Frontal Pacific Ocean
HUC10 Number1807020402
HUC12 NameNewport Bay
HUC12 Number180702040201
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day23
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased pet | escaped captivity pet | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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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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