Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID5038
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusCherax
Speciesquadricarinatus
Common NameAustralian redclaw crayfish
StatePR
CountyTrujillo Alto
LocalityCarraizo Reservoir (Lago Loiza)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio Grande de Loiza Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000504
HUC12 NameRio Grande de Loiza at Carraizo Dam
HUC12 Number210100050409
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 Hurricane Georges. Reported in high densities.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierE. H. Williams, Jr., Marine Sci. Dept., U of PR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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