Specimen Information

Pectinatella magnifica
Pectinatella magnifica
(magnificent bryozoan)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1321168
Common Namemagnificent bryozoan
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityBlack River, W bank just N of Clinton St bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NamePine Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000605
HUC12 NameCity of La Crosse-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060502
Collection Day4
Collection Month7
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Comments"I have had about a dozen of these wash up on my beach this summer ranging in size from a dinner plate to a coffee cup. Had only seen one of these in prior summers so for whatever reason, there is a lot more this summer..."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Pectinatella magnifica


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/5/2024].

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