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To report an AIS
sighting or to find out
more information call
1-888-WDFW-AIS

Questions or comments regarding the state's Aquatic Invasive Species and Ballast Water Management Programs may be directed to:

Allen Pleus
AIS Coordinator
(360) 902-2724
Allen.Pleus@dfw.wa.gov

 
View WAC 220-12-090
Classification - Nonnative aquatic
animal species with photos

Apalone spinifer (Spiny Softshell turtle)

Animal Reptiles
Family: Trionychidae
Classification: Prohibited

Spiny Softshell turtle - Hatchling
Hatchling

Spiny Softshell turtle - Head
Head

Spiny Softshell turtle -  Head  Male
Head - Male

Spiny Softshell turtle - Juvenile
Juvenile

Spiny Softshell turtle - Nose
Nose

Spiny Softshell turtle - Underside
Underside