Specimen Information

Pelodiscus sinensis
Pelodiscus sinensis
(Chinese softshell)

Specimen ID1635437
Common NameChinese softshell
LocalityWollaston Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameWhitmans Pond-Frontal Boston Harbor
HUC10 Number0109000110
HUC12 NameMonatiquot River-Frontal Quincy Bay
HUC12 Number010900011009
Collection Day31
Collection Month1
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | released ceremonial
CommentsI spotted two dead turtles on the beach, near to the high tide line. They may have been there a long time, but I hadn't been on the beach in a few months. They were found near where I have seen them in the past. I only seem to have taken pictures of one, but they were only a few meters from one another.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected2
Pelodiscus sinensis
Pelodiscus sinensis
Pelodiscus sinensis
Pelodiscus sinensis


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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