Specimen Information

Pectinatella magnifica
Pectinatella magnifica
(magnificent bryozoan)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1420929
Common Namemagnificent bryozoan
LocalityMoccasin Creek west of the boat launch at the Moccasin Recreation area in the Moccasin Point Campgrounds.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Tuolumne
HUC8 Number18040009
HUC10 NameMoccasin Creek-Tuolumne River
HUC10 Number1804000912
HUC12 NameMoccasin Creek
HUC12 Number180400091202
Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | hitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker with stocked fish
CommentsThere were several bryozoans washed up on the shore as well as hundreds in the shallow waters west of the boat launch and in the cove-like area.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected> 100
SizeThey were of various sizes - some several feet in diameter and some as small as 5 inches in diameter


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/20/2024].

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