Specimen Information

Prymnesium parvum
(golden algae)
Algae
Unknown

Specimen ID1471475
GroupAlgae
GenusPrymnesium
Speciesparvum
Common Namegolden algae
StateTX
CountyMitchell
LocalityColorado City Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameColorado Headwaters
HUC8 Number12080002
HUC10 NameMorgan Creek
HUC10 Number1208000208
HUC12 NameLower Morgan Creek
HUC12 Number120800020807
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30788
Author:Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Date:2018
Title:Lake Survey Reports
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31574
Author:Wright, L.
Date:2017
Title:Colorado City Reservoir 2016 Fisheries Management Survey Report
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Pages:1-17
CommentsGolden algae has eaffected lake severely every year from 2011-2017
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks & Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/23/2022].

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