Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468935
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateMI
CountyKent
LocalityLittle Pine Island Lake near Grand Rapids
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Grand
HUC8 Number04050006
HUC10 NameRush Creek-Grand River
HUC10 Number0405000605
HUC12 NameLamberton Creek-Grand River
HUC12 Number040500060507
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Collection Day25
Collection Month8
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsThey tend to show up in the lake every year only towards the end of summer/fall season. Usually August is the earliest they are spotted.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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