Specimen Information

Daphnia lumholtzi
Daphnia lumholtzi
(a waterflea)

Specimen ID1711184
Common Namea waterflea
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityCastaic Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameCastaic Creek
HUC10 Number1807010203
HUC12 NameMiddle Castaic Creek
HUC12 Number180701020305
Collection Day17
Collection Month2
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
CommentsD. lumhotlzi specimens were observed in plankton tows collected at Castaic lagoon throughout the waterbody. Tows were collected for early detection monitoring of quagga/zebra mussels by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Tows were collected on 1/13/23 and microscopy observations were made on 2/17/23.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJoycelyn Ho (California Department of Fish and Wildlife)


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2024].

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