Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276421
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityGeorgian Bay, Bruce County, Nearest Town: TobermoryNearest Intersection: Lighthouse At Tobermory.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Huron
HUC8 Number04080300
HUC10 NameJoseph Island-Frontal Lake Huron
HUC10 Number0408030001
HUC12 NameJoseph Island-Frontal Lake Huron
HUC12 Number040803000100
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year1997
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.
CommentsMethod of capture through observation. saw them last summer while diving at Tobermory in 15-20 feet of water. Had also seen them the summer before.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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