Specimen Information

Faxonius causeyi
Faxonius causeyi
(Western plains crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID4408
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciescauseyi
Common NameWestern plains crayfish
StateNM
CountyMcKinley
LocalityNutria Lake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameZuni
HUC8 Number15020004
Map
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Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1854
Author:Dean, J.L.
Date:1969
Title:Biology of the crayfish Orconectes causeyi and its use for control of aquatic weeds in trout lakes. Technical Papers of the Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife No. 24
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, Washington, DC.
Pages:15 pp
Commentsstocked to control weeds;Potamogeton, Myriophyllum, Elodea , Certophyllum, Ranunculus, Chara, and filamentous algae 3 lakes named Nutria.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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