Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID156703
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StatePA
CountyFayette
LocalityYoughiogheny River Lake, boder of Fayette and Somerset counties
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYoughiogheny
HUC8 Number05020006
HUC10 NameUpper Youghiogheny River
HUC10 Number0502000603
HUC12 NameYoughiogheny River Lake
HUC12 Number050200060305
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
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 [8/26/2019].

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