Specimen Information

Pectinatella magnifica
Pectinatella magnifica
(magnificent bryozoan)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1655260
Common Namemagnificent bryozoan
LocalityPend Oreille River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePend Oreille Lake
HUC8 Number17010214
HUC10 NameCocolalla Creek-Pend Oreille River
HUC10 Number1701021403
HUC12 NameCarr Creek-Pend Oreille River
HUC12 Number170102140302
Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on waterfowl | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
CommentsOur neighbor actually found them under her dock, attached to metal boat lift supports and wrapped around a cable. Sadly, before she researched it, she broke them off and they went West with the current to land wherever they end up. I have no photos, but thought it should be reported.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/29/2023].

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