Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Native Transplant

Specimen ID163738
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusRhithropanopeus
Speciesharrisii
Common NameHarris mud crab
StateTX
CountyReeves
LocalityLake Balmorhea [in Balmorhea]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameToyah
HUC8 Number13070003
HUC10 NameUpper Toyah Creek
HUC10 Number1307000302
HUC12 NameSan Solomon Creek-Toyah Creek
HUC12 Number130700030201
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordcounty
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactHas altered community structure by displacing native species and has created fouling problems in intake pipes.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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