Common name: a scud
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Native Range: Atlantic Ocean, coast of North America.
Interactive maps: Point Distribution Maps
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Found in Ohio and Illinois rivers and in lower portion of the upper Misssissippi River near its confluence with the Ohio River since 2005 and in the Ohio River 1996 (Grigorovich et al. 2008).
References: (click for full references)
Grigorovich, I.A., T.R. Angradi, E.B. Emery, and M.S. Wooten. 2008. Invasion of the upper Mississippi River system by saltwater amphipods. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 173(1):67-77.
Revision Date: 6/15/2015
Benson, A.J., 2017, Apocorophium lacustre Vanhoffen, 1911: U.S. Geological Survey, Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL, https://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2315, Revision Date: 6/15/2015, Access Date: 11/20/2017
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