Specimen Information

Pectinatella magnifica
Pectinatella magnifica
(magnificent bryozoan)
Bryozoans
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1410201
GroupBryozoans
GenusPectinatella
Speciesmagnifica
Common Namemagnificent bryozoan
StateLA
CountySt. John the Baptist
LocalityNorth of Laplace, LA in Live Oak Landing subdivision, in the northwest “T” shaped pond.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Maurepas
HUC8 Number08070204
HUC10 NameMississippi Bayou
HUC10 Number0807020403
HUC12 NameReserve Relief Canal
HUC12 Number080702040301
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsLargest blob was approximately 16 inches diameter. The colonies are attached to small branches growing up out of the lake. Locate in pond slightly below surface in the shade of several cypress trees.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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