Specimen Information

Daphnia lumholtzi
Daphnia lumholtzi
(a waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID1711184
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusDaphnia
Specieslumholtzi
Common Namea waterflea
StateCA
CountyLos Angeles
LocalityCastaic Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Clara
HUC8 Number18070102
HUC10 NameCastaic Creek
HUC10 Number1807010203
HUC12 NameMiddle Castaic Creek
HUC12 Number180701020305
Map
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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)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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