Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4424
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciescauseyi
Common NameWestern plains crayfish
StateAZ
CountyApache
LocalityRiver Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Colorado Headwaters
HUC8 Number15020001
HUC10 NameSouth Fork Little Colorado River-Little Colorado River
HUC10 Number1502000102
HUC12 NameHall Creek-Little Colorado River
HUC12 Number150200010203
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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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/26/2022].

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