Specimen Information

Faxonius obscurus
Faxonius obscurus
(Allegheny crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1658615
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesobscurus
Common NameAllegheny crayfish
StatePA
CountyBlair
LocalityLittle Juniata River at Tyrone Railroad Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Juniata
HUC8 Number02050302
HUC10 NameLittle Juniata River
HUC10 Number0205030205
HUC12 NameLower Little Juniata River
HUC12 Number020503020506
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released bait | released aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsObserved during surveys for AIS. This species is common in the Susquehanna basin (see Lieb et al. 2011, Fisheries).
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
Photo
Faxonius obscurus
Faxonius obscurus
Faxonius obscurus


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/27/2024].

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