Native SpeciesCrayfish, unidentified

Decapoda (order)
FOUND by traceyb
2018-07-19
Bridgton
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Peer reviewed by Crayfish Capturers
Field Notes
Slight flow to the water. Sunny, no clouds. Shallow water. We were surprised not to see more invertebrates or vertebrates. Lots of stones and logs in the collection site.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
One pair of claws; two sensory attennae, four pairs of walking legs.
Photo of my evidence.
Picture clearly shows the gonopod legs which helps to identify this as a male.
Photo of my evidence.
We think this is a Calico crayfish because of the red tips on claws, shape of claws, mottled color with the light medium band.
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?: 
2 - 5 cm
Is it male or female?: 
Male
Sampling method: 
Time search
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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Latitude: 
N 44.049120 °
Longitude: 
W -70.705270 °
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: 
Water temperature: 
21.6°C
pH: 
6.5
Dissolved oxygen: 
6.0mg/L

Comments

You captured a beautiful crayfish! Did you happen to notice if there were several sharp spines on its "cheeks" just below the eyes on the side of its head? If it did have several spines it was likely a spinycheek crayfish. I believe I have this individual - and if thats the case, it is indeed a spinycheek crayfish.