Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID239899
GroupCrustaceans-Amphipods
GenusGammarus
Speciestigrinus
Common Nametiger scud
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Huron
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04240002
Map
+
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyEstimated
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16394
Author:Kelly, D.W., J.R. Muirhead, D.D. Heath, and H.J. MacIsaac
Date:2006
Title:Contrasting patterns in genetic diversity following multiple invasions of fresh and brackish waters.
Journal:Molecular Ecology
Volume:15
Issue:12
Pages:3641-3653
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/4/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.