Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156535
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateVA
CountyPrince William
LocalityMillbrook Quarry [adjacent to Broad Run where I-66 intersects Prince William and Fauquier county line ~ 4 mi W of Haymarket, VA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
HUC10 NameBroad Run
HUC10 Number0207001005
HUC12 NameCatletts Branch-Broad Run
HUC12 Number020700100502
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13166
Author:Peard, T., and M. Thorn.
Date:1999
Title:Freshwater Jellyfish!.
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Pages:25
Commentsreported to Dr. Peard of Indiana U. of Penn., no specimen collected
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2019].

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