Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241086
GroupCrustaceans-Mysids
GenusHemimysis
Speciesanomala
Common Namebloody red shrimp
StateWI
CountyMilwaukee
LocalityLake Michigan at Bradford Beach, Milwaukee Bay, Milwaukee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04190000
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0419000002
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number041900000200
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsIncluded a gravid female who gave birth in the cooler. 12 feet of water inside of round goby nests. Photos and video available.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalUniv. WI Milwaukee
VerifierTelson photos - NOAA GLERL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Number of Breeding Females1
Specimen ImpactInteractions with gobies unknown. Adult Hemimysis are similar in size to larval gobies.
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