Specimen Information

Neoergasilus japonicus
Neoergasilus japonicus
(a parasitic copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID279270
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusNeoergasilus
Speciesjaponicus
Common Namea parasitic copepod
StateOH
CountyLucas
LocalityCrane Creek wetland [E of Toledo]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCedar-Portage
HUC8 Number4100010
HUC10 NameCedar Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0410001007
HUC12 NameCrane Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number041000100702
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statuscollected
CommentsFound on dorsal fin of a green sunfish. So far they have been found only on bluegill and green sunfish with prevalence of 20-30% and intensities of 2 to 3.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierPatrick Hudson, U.S. Geological Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2018]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2018].

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