Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4419
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciescauseyi
Common NameWestern plains crayfish
StateNM
LocalityColorado Basin in western NM
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLower Colorado
Map
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Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
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 aquatic weeds
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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