Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1473457
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateME
CountyPiscataquis
LocalityPleasant Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Penobscot
HUC8 Number01020005
HUC10 NameStillwater River
HUC10 Number0102000505
HUC12 NameWest Branch Dead Stream
HUC12 Number010200050503
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsIn the deeper part of Pleasant Pond. Several hundred can be seen floating around around a half a foot to two feet under the surface.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierBrendon Michael Joyce
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100s


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2021].

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