Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418028
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountyColumbus
LocalityNorth shore Lake Waccamaw along beach.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWaccamaw
HUC8 Number03040206
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Waccamaw River
HUC10 Number0304020603
HUC12 NameLake Waccamaw
HUC12 Number030402060304
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Commentswe have captured 9 off the pier located at 1000 Lakeshore Dr. Lake Waccamaw NC.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected9
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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