Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1406687
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateMI
CountyBarry
LocalityClear Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThornapple
HUC8 Number04050007
HUC10 NameMiddle Thornapple River
HUC10 Number0405000702
HUC12 NameCedar Creek
HUC12 Number040500070210
Map
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Collection Year1958
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29965
Author:Bushnell, J.H. Jr., and T.W. Porter
Date:1967
Title:The Occurrence, Habitat, and Prey of Craspedacusta sowerbyi (Particularly Polyp Stage) in Michigan
Journal:Transactions of the American Microscopical Society
Volume:86
Issue:1
Pages:22-27
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classmedusa


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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