Specimen Information

Lernaea cyprinacea
Lernaea cyprinacea
(anchor worm)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID283277
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusLernaea
Speciescyprinacea
Common Nameanchor worm
StateGA
CountyTroup
LocalityWest Point Reservoir (Lake) [near dam]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Chattahoochee-Lake Harding
HUC8 Number03130002
HUC10 NameChattahoochee River-West Point Lake
HUC10 Number0313000208
HUC12 NameLower West Point Lake
HUC12 Number031300020808
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24504
Author:Timmons, T.J., and W.G. Hemstreet
Date:1980
Title:Prevalence rate of Lernaea cyprinacea L. (Copepoda: Lernaeidae) on young-of-the-year largemouth bass, (Micropterus salmoides (Lacepede), in West Point Reservoir, Alabama-Georgia, U. S. A.
Journal:Journal of Fish Diseases
Volume:3
Pages:529-530
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactFound on largemouth bass -- causing lesions.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2020].

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