Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1653546
Common NameHarris mud crab
LocalityLake Whitney (dam at Lofer's Launch), Hill County, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Brazos-Lake Whitney
HUC8 Number12060202
HUC10 NameLake Whitney
HUC10 Number1206020204
HUC12 NameWhitney Creek-Lake Whitney
HUC12 Number120602020408
Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | released bait
Comments5 planktonic larvae (zoea) – preserved in ethanol. Established 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.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJ. Howeth, University of Alabama
Rhithropanopeus harrisii


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