Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695329
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusCercopagis
Speciespengoi
Common Namefishhook waterflea
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSouth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC12 Number071200030107
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Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | shipping ballast water
Statusunknown
CommentsCaught in a 50cm ring opening with 500 micron mesh net pushed through the water.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierAustin Happel (Shedd Aquarium)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
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