Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241087
GroupCrustaceans-Mysids
GenusHemimysis
Speciesanomala
Common Namebloody red shrimp
StateNY
CountyOswego
LocalityLake Ontario at Ninemile Point, approximately 7 miles northeast of Oswego
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0428000202
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number042800020200
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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsGillnets set over rocky substrate at apprx 6 m depth, set overnight 8/21-8/22
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalUSGS Lake Ontario Biological Station
VerifierUSGS Lake Ontario Biological Station
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected150+
Specimen Impact1st report of predation on Hemimysis by alewife. Significant numbers indicate potential to become an important item in alewife diet.
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