Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1322569
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateWA
CountyClark
LocalityBattle Ground Lake, Battle Ground, WA.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia-Clatskanie
HUC8 Number17080003
HUC10 NameSalmon Creek-Frontal Columbia River
HUC10 Number1708000301
HUC12 NameUpper Salmon Creek
HUC12 Number170800030102
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month10
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed waterfowl | unknown
Statusestablished
Comments"Was seen by myself and my student at a depth of 15 feet on a scuba dive. Water temperature was 59°F. The jellyfish was alive and moving."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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