Specimen Information

Palaemonetes kadiakensis
Palaemonetes kadiakensis
(Mississippi Grass Shrimp)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1657509
Common NameMississippi Grass Shrimp
LocalityLittle Bean Marsh Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameIndependence-Sugar
HUC8 Number10240011
HUC10 NameSalt Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1024001103
HUC12 NameMission Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number102400110304
Collection Day16
Collection Month3
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed flood | released bait
CommentsFound on Missouri river floodplain, likely either native or introduced via flooding. Little bean marsh conservation area, low spot with standing water off to the north of the paved trail. Large numbers of shrimp collected with dipnet. No gravid females, but males, females and juveniles collected. Sent to Curtis Schmidt at Sternberg Museum of Natural History. Vouchered as FHSM-I 5302
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJohn Wahlmeier
Number Collected50


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2024].

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