Specimen Information

Faxonius obscurus
Faxonius obscurus
(Allegheny crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1697330
Common NameAllegheny crayfish
LocalityNescopeck Creek at Nescopeck State Park, near Wood Frog Loop trail access.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna-Lackawanna
HUC8 Number02050107
HUC10 NameNescopeck Creek
HUC10 Number0205010704
HUC12 NameLittle Nescopeck Creek-Nescopeck Creek
HUC12 Number020501070401
Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
CommentsNo photos, but Sean Hartzell, AIS Coordinator for the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, collected and identified specimen.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierSean Hartzell (Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission)
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2024].

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