Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1321924
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namea freshwater jellyfish
StateMO
CountyMiller
LocalityLake of the Ozarks, near Rocky Mount, Morgan County/Miller County, Hwy 54, W
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake of the Ozarks
HUC8 Number10290109
HUC10 NameGravois Creek-Osage River
HUC10 Number1029010904
HUC12 NameLick Branch-Lake of the Ozarks
HUC12 Number102901090407
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15858
Author:Peard, T.
Date:2016
Title:freshwaterjellyfish.org
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
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
CommentsPresent in lake since at least 1997
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2019].

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