Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276057
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateOH
CountyAshtabula
LocalityLake Erie, Elgin County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19331
Author:Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters.
Date:2009
Title:OFAH Database All Species - 2009 Download.
CommentsSite depth at 75m. 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. Habit info: eutrophic
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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