Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157188
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusCercopagis
Speciespengoi
Common Namefishhook waterflea
StateWI
CountyRacine
LocalityLake Michigan, Racine Water, Racine, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsAnimals appeared almost "brown" late that year, and WI DNR confirmed species.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierWI DNR
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactBlocking fishing line.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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