Specimen Information

Limnoithona tetraspina
Limnoithona tetraspina
(a copepod)
Crustaceans-Copepods
Exotic

Specimen ID4533
GroupCrustaceans-Copepods
GenusLimnoithona
Speciestetraspina
Common Namea copepod
StateCA
CountySolano
LocalitySuisun Bay at Chipps Island [N of West Pittsburg, CA]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSuisun Bay
HUC8 Number18050001
Map
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Collection Year1993
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:9240
Author:Orsi, J.J.
Date:1995
Title:Radical changes in the estuary's zooplankton caused by introductions from ballast water.
Publisher:Interagency Ecological for the Sacramento-San Joaquin Estuary Newsletter.
Volume:Summer 1995
Pages:16-17
CommentsNative to brackish and fresh waters of Yangtze River. In 1993-94, it replaced Oithona sinensis over its entire range. -J. Orsi.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater-Marine


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