Native SpeciesCrayfish, unidentified

Decapoda (order)
FOUND by bmcfadden
2018-07-19
Bridgton
ID Confirmed
Quality checked by Mr.Love
Peer reviewed by Sashi & Tom
Field Notes
We saw dragon flies & damsel flies, heard birds, saw lots of maple trees, hemlocks and pines. The weather was blue sky, sunny, and the site was in partial shade/sun. The stream was shallow, with a maximum of 2 foot depth in our location. There was a trail behind the stream bank where we were located.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
Found large male crayfish (7.5 cm total length & 1.5 cm wide at thorax), had clear pleopods (no seminal receptacle).
Photo of my evidence.
There was no visible damage to the crayfish, it had 8 legs, 2 claws and visible spines behind eyes.
Photo of my evidence.
Had a relatively uniform color (brown). Had telson, abdomen, carapace and claws with 8 legs. Resembled a lobster but smaller and in fresh water.
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Decapoda (order)
Common name:
Crayfish, unidentified
Count of individuals: 
1-10
Coverage: 
Reproduction: 
How big is it?: 
5 - 10 cm
Is it male or female?: 
Male
Sampling method: 
Time search
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.049130 °
Longitude: 
W -70.705150 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Habitat: 
Freshwater - In a stream or river
Trip Information
Name:
Willett Brook - Maine Lakes Science Center
Trip date: 
Thu, 2018-07-19 12:35
Town or city: 
Bridgton
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
Ecosystem: 
Freshwater
Watershed: 
Presumpscot
MIDAS Code: 
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
Evidence of vectors: 
Walking trail
People
Water temperature: 
21.6°C
pH: 
6.5
Dissolved oxygen: 
6.0mg/L
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