Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1653544
Common NameHarris mud crab
LocalityLake Granbury (De Cordova Bend Dam), Hood County, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Brazos-Palo Pinto
HUC8 Number12060201
HUC10 NameLake Granbury-Brazos River
HUC10 Number1206020112
HUC12 NameWalnut Creek-Brazos River
HUC12 Number120602011208
Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | released bait
CommentsEstablished population; salinity = 0.6 ppt at time of collection; collected as part of the project: Howeth, J. G. 2018. Impacts of zebra mussels on reservoir water quality: spatio-temporal patterns. State Wildlife Grant Final Report, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. 33 pages. 13 planktonic larvae (zoea) – preserved in ethanol
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJ. Howeth, University of Alabama
Rhithropanopeus harrisii


The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/19/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.