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Spiny water fleas (Bythotrephes longimanus)
Credit: Emily DeBolt, Lake George Association
spiny water flea
Bythotrephes longimanus

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Overland transport (e.g. boats, equipment)Shipping: Ballast water

Spiny water fleas on fish line
Credit: Emily DeBolt, Lake George Association
Spiny water flea (Bythotrephes longimanus)
Credit: Dave Brenner, Michigan Sea Grant College Program