Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163772
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateMI
CountyGrand Traverse
LocalityLong Lake [~5 mi. SW of Traverse City, MI]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBetsie-Platte
HUC8 Number04060104
HUC10 NamePlatte River
HUC10 Number0406010402
HUC12 NameLong Lake-Platte River
HUC12 Number040601040201
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsCollected by volunteers looking for zebra mussel veligers.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
VerifierPaul Marangelo
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Year Classadult
Size8-13 mm
Number Preserved7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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