Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155460
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateRI
CountyProvidence
LocalitySprague Lower Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 NameWoonasquatucket River-Moshassuck River
HUC10 Number0109000405
HUC12 NameWoonasquatucket River
HUC12 Number010900040502
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Commentshttp://www.edc.uri.edu/uriww/jellfish.htm. Date is an estimate.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/25/2020].

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