Specimen Information

Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii
(Red Swamp Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1655225
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StateVA
CountyMontgomery
LocalityVirginia Tech Duck Pond and throughout Stroubles Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper New
HUC8 Number05050001
HUC10 NameBack Creek-New River
HUC10 Number0505000118
HUC12 NameStroubles Creek-New River
HUC12 Number050500011803
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | released for food
Statusestablished
CommentsI'm an aquatic ecologist at VT and I work with crayfish. I've been surveying Stroubles for multiple years and began finding them about 2 years ago. I've probably found 20-30 at this point and have had additional sightings reported to me by people on campus
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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