Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID274696
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateMT
CountyLake
LocalityLoon Lake near Polson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSwan
HUC8 Number17010211
HUC10 NameLower Swan River
HUC10 Number1701021104
HUC12 NameBigfork Dam
HUC12 Number170102110402
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month8
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19707
Author:Sheldon, A.L.
Date:1989
Title:A reconnaissance of crayfish populations in western Montana.
Publisher:Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Pages:24 pp
CommentsIntentionally introduced by Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks, and likely spread via released bait by fishermen.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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