Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163731
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusCercopagis
Speciespengoi
Common Namefishhook waterflea
StateOH
LocalityLake Erie, western basin [NE of Toledo]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13778
Author:Therriault T.W., I.A Grigorovich, D.D. Kane, E.M. Haas, D.A. Culver, and H.J. MacIsaac
Date:2002
Title:Range Expansion of the Exotic Zooplankter Cercopagis pengoi (Ostroumov) into Western Lake Erie and Muskegon Lake.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:28
Issue:4
Pages:698-701
CommentsSpecimens were collected at 3 sites in the extreme western basin of the lake.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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