Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID5023
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusProcambarus
Speciesclarkii
Common NameRed Swamp Crayfish
StateFL
CountyPasco
LocalityNear Hudson, Florida in Pasco County
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number03100207
Map
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Collection Year1951
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9416
Author:Huner, J.V.
Date:1977
Title:Introductions of the Louisiana red swamp crayfish, Procambarus clarkii (Girard): an update.
Journal:Freshwater Crayfish
Volume:3
Pages:193-202
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1896
Author:Hobbs, H.H, J.P. Jass, and J.V. Huner
Date:1989
Title:A review of global crayfish introductions with particular emphasis on two North American species (Decapoda, Cambaridae)
Journal:Crustaceana
Volume:53
Issue:3
Pages:299-316
CommentsIntroduction of 700-900 individuals in 1951. No individuals reported in 1976, resulting in failed introduction.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected700-900


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