Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1613826
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNY
CountyRockland
LocalityTomkins Lake, a private lake within the TLC community
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Hudson
HUC8 Number02030101
HUC10 NamePeekskill Hollow Creek-Hudson River
HUC10 Number0203010101
HUC12 NameCedar Pond Brook
HUC12 Number020301010103
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month8
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
CommentsNo photos, but confirmed species. Thousands of them.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierDavid Kiley
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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