Specimen Information

Cordylophora caspia
Cordylophora caspia
(a freshwater hydroid)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID241506
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCordylophora
Speciescaspia
Common Namea freshwater hydroid
StateWA
CountySkagit
LocalitySamish Bay, small float in Samish River near Edison.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameStrait of Georgia
HUC8 Number17110002
HUC10 NameSamish River
HUC10 Number1711000202
HUC12 NameLower Samish River
HUC12 Number171100020204
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | shipping hull fouling
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14691
Author:Buchanan, S., and R. Babcock
Date:1997
Title:Primary and secondary settlement by the greenshell mussel Perna canaliculus.
Journal:Journal of Shellfish Research
Volume:16
Issue:1
Pages:71-76
CommentsCovered the shaded sides and undersides of the dock and pilings, and could be collected by the tub full.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish-Freshwater


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