Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1446476
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateWI
CountySauk
LocalitySkillet Creek Farm pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBaraboo
HUC8 Number07070004
HUC10 NameDevil's Lake-Baraboo River
HUC10 Number0707000404
HUC12 NamePine Creek
HUC12 Number070700040401
Map
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Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30977
Author:Howmiller, R. P., and G. M. Ludwig
Date:1972
Title:A record of Craspedacusta sowerbyi in Wisconsin 
Journal:Papers of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
Volume:60
Pages:181-182
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2021].

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