Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156555
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateWV
CountyFayette
LocalityPlum Orchard Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050006
HUC10 NamePaint Creek
HUC10 Number0505000601
HUC12 NamePlum Orchard Lake-Paint Creek
HUC12 Number050500060102
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15858
Author:Peard, T.
Date:2016
Title:freshwaterjellyfish.org
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
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. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2021].

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