Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156450
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNH
CountyHillsborough
LocalityBaboosic Lake, Amherst
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMerrimack River
HUC8 Number01070006
HUC10 NameSouhegan River
HUC10 Number0107000609
HUC12 NameBaboosic Brook
HUC12 Number010700060905
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13199
Author:Miller, Ken.
Date:1997
Title:Girls Scouts find freshwater jellyfish. Creatures are living in pond near Greenbelt that once was a quarry.
Journal:Idaho Statesman 13 Dec 1997 online http://library.northernlight.com/PN1990630030217186.html?cb=0&sc=0
Publisher:Idaho Statesman.
Commentsreported to Dr. Peard of Indian U. of Penn, no specimen collected
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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