Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1632847
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateNY
CountyOswego
LocalityOneida Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOneida
HUC8 Number04140202
HUC10 NameOneida Lake-Oneida River
HUC10 Number0414020208
HUC12 NameOneida Lake
HUC12 Number041402020808
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | shipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Commentsindividuals first discovered during Cornell University Field Biology class on 9/14/19. Archived samples checked to date (9/23/19) show the presence of Bythotrephes in low numbers from samples taken on 9/12/19; four archived samples from September 2018 were checked and found not to contain Bythotrephes
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierKristen Holeck (Cornell University)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected461


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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