Specimen Information

Palaemonetes paludosus
Palaemonetes paludosus
(Eastern grass shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Native Transplant

Specimen ID263360
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusPalaemonetes
Speciespaludosus
Common NameEastern grass shrimp
StateAZ
CountyYuma
LocalityImperial Camp bait pond, .25 mile above Imperial Dam
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameImperial Reservoir
HUC8 Number15030104
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:968
Author:Hayden, R.P., and R.D. Ringo
Date:1963
Title:Introduction of Palaemonetes paludosus, a freshwater shrimp, into the lower Colorado River.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:49
Issue:4
Pages:304-306
CommentsVery abundant at this site. Collections made during the spring and summer of 1962. Gravid females observed from April through September.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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