Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4305
GroupCrustaceans-Mysids
GenusMysis
Speciesdiluviana
Common Nameopossum shrimp
StateCA
CountyEl Dorado
LocalityLower Echo Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Tahoe
HUC8 Number16050101
HUC10 NameUpper Truckee River-Frontal Lake Tahoe
HUC10 Number1605010103
HUC12 NameUpper Truckee River-Frontal Lake Tahoe
HUC12 Number160501010303
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
Comments27,000 shrimp stocked from 1963-1965.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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