Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695172
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesobscurus
Common NameAllegheny crayfish
StatePA
CountyColumbia
LocalityNorth Branch Susquehanna River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna-Lackawanna
HUC8 Number02050107
HUC10 NameLower Susquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205010710
HUC12 NameTenmile Creek-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020501071002
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | released bait
Statusestablished
CommentsThis species is common in the North Branch Susquehanna River and its tributaries, but records appear to be lacking on the USGS database. I will upload other records as I can.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/16/2022].

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