Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Algae
Exotic

Specimen ID1658612
GroupAlgae
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMN
CountyStearns
LocalityCarnelian Lake, at public access
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSauk
HUC8 Number07010202
HUC10 NameLower Sauk River
HUC10 Number0701020206
HUC12 NamePearl Lake
HUC12 Number070102020605
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Collection Day20
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFirst report of this species at this location was made during Starry Trek (a volunteer aquatic invasive species early detection event) on August 15, 2020. This report was confirmed by MN DNR and logged to EDDMapS (record number 8562629). This report comes from a follow-up visit in 2021.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMinnesota Department of Natural Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2022].

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