Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1687200
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StatePA
CountyMontgomery
LocalityPennypack Creek at Hatboro, PA.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NamePennypack Creek-Rancocas Creek
HUC10 Number0204020203
HUC12 NameUpper Pennypack Creek
HUC12 Number020402020303
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day8
Collection Month10
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsCollected by PFBC Biologist Kyle Clark during biological surveys. The specimen was preserved and is maintained in the PFBC's collection. Identification was confirmed by PFBC's invertebrate zoologist/astacologist Dave Lieb. Although P. clarkii is common in southeastern PA, this appears to be the first record for Pennypack Creek.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierDave Lieb. (PFBC)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2022].

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