Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156510
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountyHenderson
Localitypond near Fletcher, Asheville Highway
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper French Broad
HUC8 Number06010105
HUC10 NameCane Creek-French Broad River
HUC10 Number0601010507
HUC12 NameLower Cane Creek
HUC12 Number060101050703
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
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 to /confirmed by Dr. Peard of Indiana U. of Penn.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/15/2019].

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