Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1545054
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateME
CountySomerset
LocalityMorrill Pond southwest of Hartland in Somerset County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kennebec
HUC8 Number01030003
HUC10 NameCarrabassett Stream-Kennebec River
HUC10 Number0103000315
HUC12 NameSibley Pond
HUC12 Number010300031502
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month4
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Commentsneighbors report that jellyfish have been in this lake for many years but that appearance of the hydromedusa is sporadic.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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