Specimen Information

Cherax quadricarinatus
Cherax quadricarinatus
(Australian redclaw crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Exotic

Specimen ID5037
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusCherax
Speciesquadricarinatus
Common NameAustralian redclaw crayfish
StatePR
LocalityLoiza River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 Number2101000504
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9418
Author:Williams, E.H., Jr., L. Bunkley-Williams, C.G. Lilyestrom and E.A.R. Ortiz-Corps
Date:2001
Title:A review of recent introductions of aquatic invertebrates in Puerto Rico and implications for the management of nonindigenous species.
Journal:Caribbean Journal of Science
Volume:37
Issue:3-4
Pages:246-251
CommentsReleased by Hurrucane Georges. Reported in high densities.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierE. H. Williams, Jr., Marine Sci. Dept., U of Puert
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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