Specimen Information

Cordylophora caspia
Cordylophora caspia
(a freshwater hydroid)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID1810
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCordylophora
Speciescaspia
Common Namea freshwater hydroid
StateCA
LocalitySan Francisco Bay estuaries
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1383
Author:Mills, C.E., and F. Sommer
Date:1995
Title:Invertebrate introductions in marine habitats: two species of hydromedusae (Cnidaria) native to the Black Sea, Maeotias inexspectata and Blackfordia virginica, invade San Francisco Bay.
Journal:Marine Biology
Volume:122
Pages:279-288
Commentseaten by an introduced nudibranch, Tenellia adspersa. Date is publication date of source document.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Marine


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