Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155406
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityBaddacook Pond near Groton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NameStony Brook-Merrimack River
HUC10 Number0107000612
HUC12 NameSalmon Brook
HUC12 Number010700061201
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month9
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25112
Author:Peard, T., and M. Thorn.
Date:2002
Title:Freshwater Jellyfish!.
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Pages:21
Commentscollected and sent Dr. Terry Peard. Two specimens - both confirmed C. sowerbyi
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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