Specimen Information

Neoergasilus japonicus
Neoergasilus japonicus
(a parasitic copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID1462464
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusNeoergasilus
Speciesjaponicus
Common Namea parasitic copepod
StateMI
CountyTuscola
LocalitySaginaw Bay, MI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04240002
HUC10 NameLake Huron
HUC10 Number0424000202
HUC12 NameLake Huron
HUC12 Number042400020200
Map
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Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31350
Author:Muzzall, Patrick M. and Gary Whelan
Date:2011
Title:Parasites of Fish from the Great Lakes: A Synopsis and> Review of the Literature, 1871-2010
Publisher:Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Pages:570
Commentsfound in fins of Cyprinus carpio (15%), Pimephales promelas (100%), Ictalurus punctatus (18%), Ambloplites rupestris (39%), Lepomis cyanellus (15%), Lepomis gibbosus (57-67%), Lepomis macrochirus (7%), Micropterus dolomieu (14%), Micropterus salmoides (33%), Perca flavescens (31-86%)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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