Specimen Information

Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus clarkii
(Red Swamp Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID4766
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityLakeside, ponds
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
Map
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Collection Year1932
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
Date:1995
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
Journal:Report for USFWS, WA DC, and Connecticut Sea Grant
Publisher:A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
Pages:246 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:9262
Author:Riegel, J.A.
Date:1959
Title:The systematics and distribution of crayfishes in California.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:45
Issue:1
Pages:29-50
CommentsNative to Texas and Louisiana. Considered a pest in rice fields. Used as food for a frog farm.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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