Specimen Information

Bosmina coregoni
Bosmina coregoni
(a water flea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID156876
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBosmina
Speciescoregoni
Common Namea water flea
LocalityLake Superior
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
Map
+
Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
CommentsLeach 1973, Czaika 1974, Patalas 1975, Evans 1988 report the occurrence of this species in all of the Great Lakes.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.