Specimen Information

Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii
(Red Swamp Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1617521
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StateOH
CountyOttawa
LocalityLakeshore Drive, Port Clinton, OH
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCedar-Portage
HUC8 Number04100010
HUC10 NameLower Portage River-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0410001005
HUC12 NameLacarpe Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number041000100503
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Collection Day2
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released bait | released for food
Statusunknown
CommentsRed Swamp Crayfish are making large holes along pond banks and causing collapse in some areas. numerous holes in our property from OH Rt 2 to ditch along West Lakeshore Dr. trapping ongoing to mitigate damage to pond structure.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2020].

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