Specimen Information

Eurytemora affinis
Eurytemora affinis
(a calanoid copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID241449
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusEurytemora
Speciesaffinis
Common Namea calanoid copepod
StateNY
LocalityLake Ontario
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
Map
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Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16855
Author:Engel, R.A.
Date:1962
Title:Eurytemora affinis, a calanoid copepod new to Lake Erie.
Journal:Ohio Journal of Science
Volume:62
Pages:252
CommentsE. affinis was most likely first recorded in 1958 from Lake Ontario when copepod samples in the genus Eurytemora were sampled but not identified to species
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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