Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155476
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIN
CountySwitzerland
Localityfarm pond in Vevay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
CommentsVoluntary nonindigenous species report
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/28/2021].

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