Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613628
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusCercopagis
Speciespengoi
Common Namefishhook waterflea
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal, at Western Avenue (Richard J. Daley Park boat ramp)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSouth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC12 Number071200030107
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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