Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1703727
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StateNJ
CountyMorris
Localityunnamed stream
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHackensack-Passaic
HUC8 Number02030103
HUC10 NameRockaway River
HUC10 Number0203010304
HUC12 NameUpper Rockaway River
HUC12 Number020301030401
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | released pet
Statusunknown
CommentsSmall stream behind building I work in at Picatinny Arsenal. Located Procambarus clarkii in several sections of stream. Stream flows into Green Pond Brook, then the Rockaway river, originating from a wetland on Picatinny Arsenal. Many have been spotted, they are breeding steadily.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected30
Photo
Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/24/2024].

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