NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Craspedacusta sowerbyi
(freshwater jellyfish)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID614556
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateTN
CountyBlount
LocalityLake in the Sky
HUC8 NameWatts Bar Lake
HUC8 Number6010201
Map
Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Statusunknown
CommentsResidents have seen them by the thousands in their private lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/21/2014].

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