Specimen Information

Cherax quadricarinatus
Cherax quadricarinatus
(Australian redclaw crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Exotic

Specimen ID237637
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusCherax
Speciesquadricarinatus
Common NameAustralian redclaw crayfish
StatePR
CountyGurabo
LocalityGurabo River, near its confluence with the Loiza River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio Grande de Loiza Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000504
HUC12 NameRio Gurabo
HUC12 Number210100050407
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
CommentsReared in commercial aquaculture ponds. Stocked for commercial purposes. Reared in experimental aquaculture ponds for research and distribution at the Lajas Agricultural Station.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2022].

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