Specimen Information

Argulus japonicus
Argulus japonicus
(Japanese fishlouse)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID4159
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusArgulus
Speciesjaponicus
Common NameJapanese fishlouse
StateWI
CountyBrown
LocalityFox River [tributary to Green Bay]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Fox
HUC8 Number04030204
HUC10 NameFox River-Frontal Green Bay
HUC10 Number0403020404
HUC12 NameCity of Green Bay-Fox River
HUC12 Number040302040405
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker in aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16792
Author:Lamarre, E., and P.A. Cochran
Date:1992
Title:Lack of host species selection by the exotic parasitic crustacean Argulus japonicus.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:7
Issue:1
Pages:77-80
CommentsCollected off Cyprinus carpio.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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