Specimen Information

Craspedacusta sowerbii
Craspedacusta sowerbii
(freshwater jellyfish)

Specimen ID1322539
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
CountySt. Louis
LocalityBay of Trout Lake that communicates with Little Trout Lake.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number09030002
HUC10 NameVermilion Lake
HUC10 Number0903000202
HUC12 NameTrout Lake
HUC12 Number090300020204
Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed waterfowl | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Comments"My limnology class and I have seen these in the lake every fall at least for the past decade. I could look up the first sighting date if it is important. This year they are especially common, with some nice ones at volleyball size. The lake has no boat access but flyfishers bring float tubes to the lake. Many dog walkers use the trail around it."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2024].

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