Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155481
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namea freshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountyMecklenburg
LocalityLake Norman
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
HUC10 NameLower Lake Norman
HUC10 Number0305010112
HUC12 NameCatawba River-Lake Norman
HUC12 Number030501011204
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13200
Author:Anonymous
Date:1999
Title:State Briefs. Jellyfish found in Lake Norman.
Journal:Morning Star 5 Oct 1999
Publisher:Morning Star News, Wilmington, NC.
Volume:13
Issue:192
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/21/2019].

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