Specimen Information

Salmincola californiensis
(gill lice)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1473591
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusSalmincola
Speciescaliforniensis
Common Namegill lice
StateNC
CountyWatauga
LocalityPrivate fish farm, connected to Watauga River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatauga
HUC8 Number06010103
HUC10 NameWatauga Lake-Watauga River
HUC10 Number0601010303
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Watauga River
HUC12 Number060101030301
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32077
Author:Ruiz, C.F., J.M. Rash, D.A. Besler, J.R. Roberts, M.B. Warren, C.R. Arias, and S.A. Bullard
Date:2017
Title:Exotic "gill lice" species (Copepoda: Lernaeopodidae: Salmincola spp.) infect Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the southeastern United States
Journal:Journal of Parasitology
Volume:103
Issue:4
Pages:377-389
CommentsFound on Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/29/2020].

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