Specimen Information

Bythotrephes longimanus
Bythotrephes longimanus
(spiny waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID269005
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLake Huron, Bruce Co (75m)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04080300
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18417
Author:Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)
Date:2010
Title:Exotic species data for Ontario, Canada (unpublished).
Commentscites Bur et al. 1986, First records of a European cladoceran, Bythotrephes cederstroemi, in Lakes Erie and Huron, J.Great Lakes Res.12(2): 144-146
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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