Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1473598
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateME
CountyPiscataquis
LocalityMatthews Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAroostook River
HUC8 Number01010004
HUC10 NameMillimagasset Stream
HUC10 Number0101000401
HUC12 NameChandler Brook
HUC12 Number010100040101
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Comments2nd time I've seen jellyfish in Matthews Pond.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/28/2022].

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