Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613678
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateVA
LocalityCrystal Lake, Sandy Bottom Nature Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower James
HUC8 Number02080206
HUC10 NamePagan River-James River
HUC10 Number0208020609
HUC12 NameCooper Creek-James River
HUC12 Number020802060906
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
CommentsSeen in a swarm at Sandy Bottom Nature Park in Hampton, VA.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierLauren Burns
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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