Specimen Information

Caridina weberi
(atyid shrimp)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID4524
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusCaridina
Speciesweberi
Common Nameatyid shrimp
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
LocalityNuuanu Stream on Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000003
Map
+
Collection Year1990
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1420
Author:Eldredge, L.G.
Date:1994
Title:Perspectives in Aquatic Exotic Species Management in the Pacific Islands. Vol. I. Introductions of commercially significant aquatic organisms to the Pacific Islands.
Publisher:South Pacific Commission, Noumea, New Caledonia.
Volume:1
Pages:127 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:38823
Author:Devick, W.S.
Date:1991
Title:Disturbances and fluctuations inthe Wahiawa reservoir ecosystem
Pages:1-20; appendix I
Commentsa dense population appeared in 1990; may have arrived in the aquarium trade since similar looking shrimp are sold as fish food. could compete with the native atyid shrimp Atyoida bisulcata.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.