Specimen Information

Rhithropanopeus harrisii
Rhithropanopeus harrisii
(Harris mud crab)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID5015
Common NameHarris mud crab
CountyPalo Pinto
LocalityPossum Kingdom Lake [~10 miles W of Graford, TX]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Brazos-Palo Pinto
HUC8 Number12060201
HUC10 NamePossom Kingdom Lake-Brazos River
HUC10 Number1206020105
HUC12 NameJowell Creek-Possom Kingdom Lake
HUC12 Number120602010506
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14344
Author:Keith, D.E.
Title:Occurrence of the estuarine mud crab, Rhithropanopeus harrisii, in Texas reservoirs.
Publisher:Tarleton State University.
CommentsFound in submersible pumps and PVC pipe casings of lake home residents. Native to Texas estuaries. Population is reproducing.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDr. Donald Keith, Tarleton State U., Stephenville,


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2024].

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