Specimen Information

Bythotrephes longimanus
Bythotrephes longimanus
(spiny waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID157327
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
CountryCanada
StateONT
CountyONT
LocalityCloud Bay, northwestern Lake Superior
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
HUC10 NameLake Superior
HUC10 Number0402030003
HUC12 NameLake Superior
HUC12 Number040203000300
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month9
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9347
Author:Cullis, K.I., and G.E. Johnson
Date:1988
Title:First evidence of the cladoceran Bythotrephes cederstroemi Schodler in Lake Superior.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:14
Issue:4
Pages:524-525
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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