Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID259855
GroupCrustaceans-Mysids
GenusHemimysis
Speciesanomala
Common Namebloody red shrimp
StateNY
CountyOswego
LocalityLake Ontario, Oswego
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0428000202
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number042800020200
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsFound by divers near nuclear plants off Oswego near the site of the 2006 reports. Hemimysis not observed in June, July or August but appeared in September coinciding with Cladophora dieback. Tight clouds in rocky spaces.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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