Specimen Information

Palaemonetes kadiakensis
Palaemonetes kadiakensis
(Mississippi Grass Shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Native Transplant

Specimen ID167021
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPalaemonetes
Specieskadiakensis
Common NameMississippi Grass Shrimp
StatePA
CountyGreene
LocalityMonongahela River at Marion Point, near WV state line
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Monongahela
HUC8 Number05020005
HUC10 NameUpper Monongahela River
HUC10 Number0502000505
HUC12 NameLittle Whitely Creek-Monongahela River
HUC12 Number050200050503
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15768
Author:Weisberg, D.
Date:2006
Title:Shrimp -- that's right, shrimp! -- found in the Monongahela River.
Journal:Post-Gazette.com
Publisher:Pittsburgh Post Gazette.
Issue:August 23, 2006
CommentsMore than half of the 11 shrimp had eggs. Presence may either be due to hitchhiking with a boat or natural migration. These are native to the Mississippi River basin including the Ohio River.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2020].

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