Specimen Information

Hemimysis anomala
Hemimysis anomala
(bloody red shrimp)
Crustaceans-Mysids
Exotic

Specimen ID238923
GroupCrustaceans-Mysids
GenusHemimysis
Speciesanomala
Common Namebloody red shrimp
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan, 1 nautical mile offshore of Jackson Harbor [Chicago area] depth 7m.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsOnly 1 specimen observed in the July 31 samples. A second specimen picked up in samples taken 1.3mi south on July 24.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
VerifierIL NHS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2021].

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