Specimen Information

Gammarus tigrinus
Gammarus tigrinus
(tiger scud)
Crustaceans-Amphipods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID238816
GroupCrustaceans-Amphipods
GenusGammarus
Speciestigrinus
Common Nametiger scud
StateNY
LocalityLake Ontario
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16177
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., M. Kang, and J.J.H. Ciborowski
Date:2005
Title:Colonization of the Laurentian Great Lakes by the amphipod Gammarus tigrinus, a native of the North American Atlantic Coast.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:31
Pages:333-342
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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