Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1406672
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateKY
CountyCampbell
LocalityOhio River [river mile 453]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOhio Brush-Whiteoak
HUC8 Number05090201
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29964
Author:Beckett, D.C., and E.J. Turanchik
Date:1980
Title:Brief Note: Occurrence of the Freshwater Jellyfish Craspedacusta sowerbyi Lankester in the Ohio River
Journal:Ohio Journal of Science
Volume:80
Issue:2
Pages:95-96
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2020].

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