Specimen Information

Limnoithona sinensis
(Asian copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID4531
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusLimnoithona
Speciessinensis
Common NameAsian copepod
StateCA
CountySan Joaquin
LocalitySan Joaquin River at Stockton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Joaquin Delta
HUC8 Number18040003
Map
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Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
Date:1995
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
Journal:Report for USFWS, WA DC, and Connecticut Sea Grant
Publisher:A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
Pages:246 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:9241
Author:Ferrari, F.D., and J. Orsi
Date:1984
Title:Oithona davisae, new species, and Limnoithona sinensis (Burkhardt, 1912) (Copepoda: Oithonidae) from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary, California.
Journal:Journal of Crustacean Biology
Volume:4
Issue:1
Pages:106-126
CommentsFirst record. Native to brackish and fresh waters of Yangtze River.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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