Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276089
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityLow Lake, Sudbury District, Nearest Town: Killarney, 15 km SE., Killarney Township
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year2004
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 0m. surface water temperature was 22.1 degrees Celsius - caught in plankton net (diameter of net 15cm, 50 & 80 micron mesh sizes)
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected25


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