Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1657353
Common NameHarris mud crab
LocalityLake Texoma- Eisenhower State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Texoma
HUC8 Number11130210
HUC10 NameDenison Dam-Red River
HUC10 Number1113021005
HUC12 NameDenison Dam-Red River
HUC12 Number111302100505
Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsThe specimen I found was located washed up along the very rocky shoreline, which consisted of cobble to boulder sized particulate at 35 percent on top of solid bedrock with algae growing at regular intervals on the rocks. The Lake Texoma lake level was approximately 4ft low (613.51ft - consistent with the seasonal pool plan for Texoma). Climatic Conditions as of 6:50pm (Time of Observation) on 10/17. Air Temperature: 70F. Wind Speed and Direction: 14mph S. Lake Temperature and Clarity.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJeremy V. Jordan
Number Collected1
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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