|This is a freshwater
jellyfish native to China. Its found in a wide range of habitats but most
common in slow-moving or stagnant waterbodies. It reproduces asexually when the water is
warmest at the end of the summer. Most
likely it was imported with ornamental aquatic plants. It was first observed in the US in Benson
Creek near Frankfort Kentucky in 1916. They will consume fish eggs and in
turn are preyed upon by crayfish.
Still being found in new lakes similarly like the zebra mussel has