Specimen Information

Mysis diluviana
Mysis diluviana
(opossum shrimp)
Crustaceans-Mysids
Native Transplant

Specimen ID4303
GroupCrustaceans-Mysids
GenusMysis
Speciesdiluviana
Common Nameopossum shrimp
StateCA
CountyPlacer/El Dorado
LocalityLake Tahoe, CA and NV
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Tahoe
HUC8 Number16050101
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12003
Author:Linn, J.D., and T.C. Frantz
Date:1965
Title:Introduction of the opossum shrimp (Mysis relicta Loven) into California and Nevada.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:51
Issue:1
Pages:48-51
Reference 2
Ref. Number:966
Author:Hanson, J.A.
Date:1966
Title:The final introduction of the opossum shrimp (Mysis relicta Loven) into California and Nevada.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:52
Issue:3
Pages:220
Comments333,000 stocked in Lake Tahoe 1963-1965. Release sites were Emerald Bay, off Bijou, Upper Truckee River, Cascade Cr, Rubicon Pt, Homewood, Dollar Pt, Incline Cr, Logan Shoals, and Cave Rock. Animals came from Waterton Lakes Nat Pk, Alberta, CA
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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