Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID160819
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateOH
LocalityLake Erie, mid-lake in western and central basins, and westernmost portion of eastern basins
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month11
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14015
Author:Bur, M.T., D.M. Klarer, and K.A. Krieger
Date:1986
Title:First records of a European cladoceran, Bythotrephes cederstroemi, in lakes Erie and Huron.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Publisher:International Association of Great Lakes Reserach.
Volume:12
Issue:2
Pages:144-146
Commentsmid-lake in western and central basins, and westernmost portion of eastern basins
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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