Specimen Information

Cercopagis pengoi
Cercopagis pengoi
(fishhook waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID156010
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusCercopagis
Speciespengoi
Common Namefishhook waterflea
StatePA
CountyErie
LocalityLake Erie approximately 9 miles NE of Beach #11, Presque Isle
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsCollected in 80-100 ft of water. The appearance on the fishing line was like gobs of cotton.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2020].

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