Specimen Information

Bythotrephes longimanus
Bythotrephes longimanus
(spiny waterflea)
Crustaceans-Cladocerans
Exotic

Specimen ID4356
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateMI
LocalityLake Michigan
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number4060200
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1012
Author:Carlton, J.T.
Date:1989
Title:Man's role in changing the face of the ocean: biological invasions and implications for conservation of near-shore environments.
Journal:Conservation Biology
Volume:3
Issue:3
Pages:265-273
Commentsintroduced to lake in 1986
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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