Specimen Information

Craspedacusta sowerbyi
Craspedacusta sowerbyi
(freshwater jellyfish)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID1321923
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIN
CountyJohnson
LocalityPeoga Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDriftwood
HUC8 Number05120204
HUC10 NameDriftwood River
HUC10 Number0512020409
HUC12 NamePrince Creek-Mud Creek
HUC12 Number051202040901
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29001
Author:Carter, A.
Date:2016
Title:Jellyfish live in Indiana lakes — yes, really
Publisher:The Indianapolis Star
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29002
Author:Strege, D.
Date:2016
Title:Swimmer makes unexpected find in lake; ‘I didn’t realize there was such a thing’
Publisher:GrindTV
CommentsLikely moved down Prince Creek from Princes East Lake into Peogo Lake
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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