Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1649673
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateAZ
CountyGraham
LocalityBonita Creek, below fish barrier
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Gila-San Carlos Reservoir
HUC8 Number15040005
HUC10 NameBonita Creek
HUC10 Number1504000504
HUC12 NameDry Creek-Bonita Creek
HUC12 Number150400050408
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsThese crayfish were observed below the Bonita Creek fish barrier. I occasionally pick up crayfish above the barrier during fish work. As of now they are rare above above the barrier.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierHeidi Blasius (BLM)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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