Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4963
GroupCrustaceans-Cladocerans
GenusBythotrephes
Specieslongimanus
Common Namespiny waterflea
StateNY
CountyNiagara
LocalityLake Ontario at Somerset, NY (610 m offshore)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number4150200
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020002
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000200
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month11
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9344
Author:Lange, C., and R. Cap
Date:1986
Title:Bythotrephes cederstroemi (Schoedler). (Cercopagidae: Cladocera): a new record for Lake Ontario.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:12
Issue:2
Pages:142-143
CommentsFirst appearance Sept. 12, 1985. Found in the cooling water intake of the NY State Electric and Gas Corporation-owned Somerset Coal Generating Station)
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierDr. David Klarer
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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