Table Bc03: Composition of Crayfish Species within the Meramec River Watershed

Table Bc03: Composition of Crayfish Species within the Meramec River Watershed

and the percent composition upon the date of collection (Missouri Department of Conservation, Pflieger Collection).
Scientific Name Basin Stream Twn Rng Sec Mile Head Date Total #Individuals % Composition
Cambarus diogenes (trace) 2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 10/24/85 1 3.1
Cambarus maculatus 2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 10/24/85 5 15.6
Total: 41 species (3.4%) 2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 5/5/86 5 13.2
  3 Huzzah Creek 37N 02W 6 38 10/23/86 5 17.2
  3 Huzzah Creek 38N 03W 11 45 3/4/77 1 33.3
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 10/18/84 9 4.3
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 3/25/85 7 5.3
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 5/5/86 3 7.5
  4 Courtois Creek 35N 01W 33 31 2/22/88 3 5.8
  7 Meramec River 40N 02W 13 116 3/4/77 1 12.5
  8 Meramec River 44N 04E 32 194 10/1/87 2 2.4
Orconectes harrisoni* (0.9%) 8 Meramec River 44N 04E 32 194 10/1/87 12 14.6
Orconectes hylas (trace) 3 Huzzah Creek 36N 02W 29 20 3/27/84 1 0.8
Orconectes luteus 2 Meramec River 36N 05W 12 38 5/31/84 25 52.1
Total: 215 species (17.8%) 2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 5/5/86 20 52.6
  2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 10/24/85 10 31.3
  2 Unnamed Creek 36N 03W 33 1 10/10/83 1 2.7
  2 Meramec River 34N 04W 19 13 3/30/84 2 6.5
  3 Huzzah Creek 36N 02W 29 20 3/27/84 33 25.2
  3 Huzzah Creek 37N 02W 6 38 10/23/86 5 17.2
  3 Huzzah Creek 38N 03W 11 45 3/4/77 2 66.7
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 10/18/84 18 8.7
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 5/5/86 14 35.0
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 3/25/85 17 12.8
  7 Meramec River 40N 02W 13 116 3/4/77 6 75.0
  8 Meramec River 44N 04E 32 194 10/1/87 62 75.6
Orconectes medius 2 Stone Hill Branch 34N 04W 35 4 9/20/85 32 80.0
Total: 697 species (57.9%) 2 Stone Hill Branch 34N 04W 35 4 6/8/82 140 95.9
  2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 5/5/86 9 23.7
  2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 10/24/85 10 31.3
  2 Meramec River 34N 04W 19 13 3/30/84 6 19.4
  2 Unnamed Creek 37N 05W 5 1 9/28/84 7 46.7
  3 West Fork Huzzah Creek 34N 03W 22 5 2/4/87 15 93.8
  3 Huzzah Creek 36N 02W 29 20 3/27/84 50 38.2
  3 Huzzah Creek 37N 02W 6 38 10/23/86 19 65.5
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 10/18/84 175 84.1
  4 Courtois Creek 35N 01W 33 31 2/22/88 36 69.2
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 3/25/85 100 75.2
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 5/5/86 14 35.0
  5 Hamilton Creek 40N 01W 29 3 11/14/85 83 97.6
  7 Meramec River 40N 02W 13 116 3/4/77 1 12.5
Orconectespunctimanus 1 Dry Fork 34N 06W 7 17 10/24/85 8 100.0
Total: 237 specimens (19.7%) 2 Meramec River 34N 04W 19 13 3/30/84 23 74.2
  2 Meramec River 36N 05W 12 38 5/31/84 23 47.9
  2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 5/5/86 4 10.5
  2 Meramec River 37N 05W 6 50 10/24/85 6 18.8
  2 Stone Hill Branch 34N 04W 35 4 9/20/85 8 20.0
  2 Stone Hill Branch 34N 04W 35 4 6/8/82 6 4.1
  2 Meramec River 34N 04W 33 9 6/8/82 9 100.0
  2 Unnamed 37N 05W 5 1 9/28/84 8 53.3
  2 Cutoff Pool 36N 05W 12   5/31/84 3 100.0
  3 West Fork Huzzah Creek 34N 03W 22 5 2/4/87 1 6.3
  3 Huzzah Creek 36N 02W 29 20 3/27/84 47 35.9
  3 Unnamed Creek 36N 03W 33 1 10/10/83 36 97.3
  4 Courtois Creek 35N 01W 33 31 2/22/88 13 25.0
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 5/5/86 9 22.5
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 3/25/85 9 6.8
  4 Hazel Creek 36N 01W 19 5 10/18/84 6 2.9
  5 Hamilton Creek 40N 01W 29 3 11/14/85 2 2.4
  7 Fox Creek 43N 03E 4 7 3/22/86 10 100.0
  8 Meramec River 44N 04E 32 194 10/1/87 6 7.3
* Watch Listed Species             Total: 1,203  

1: Dry Fork 3: Huzzah Creek 5: Mid-Meramec 7: Lower-Middle Meramec 2: Upper Meramec 4-Courtois Creek 6: Indian Creek 8: Lower Meramec

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