Specimen Information

Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii
(Red Swamp Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1732361
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityPlacerita Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameUpper Santa Clara River
HUC10 Number1807010204
HUC12 NameSouth Fork Santa Clara River
HUC12 Number180701020401
Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | released
CommentsObserved in Placerita Creek, just east of Hwy 14 in Santa Clarita, within the Golden Valley Ranch Open Space.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Number Collected1
Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2024].

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