Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1653547
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusRhithropanopeus
Speciesharrisii
Common NameHarris mud crab
StateTX
CountyHill
LocalityLake Whitney (upriver across from Rock Island), Hill County, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Brazos-Lake Whitney
HUC8 Number12060202
HUC10 NameLake Whitney
HUC10 Number1206020204
HUC12 NameFrazier Creek-Lake Whitney
HUC12 Number120602020407
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | released bait
Statusestablished
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. 1 planktonic larvae (zoea) – preserved in ethanol
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierJ. Howeth, University of Alabama
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/12/2021].

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