Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657344
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StateNC
CountySwain
LocalityMingus Creek Trail
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTuckasegee
HUC8 Number06010203
HUC10 NameOconaluftee River
HUC10 Number0601020302
HUC12 NameLower Oconaluftee River
HUC12 Number060102030207
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released
Statusunknown
CommentsAbout half mile up Mingus Creek Trail (facing west the creek was to the left/trail to the right). There was a drainage ditch in the trail where the crayfish was spotted.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Procambarus clarkii


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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