Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617888
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateKY
CountyKnott
LocalityCarr Creek Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorth Fork Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100201
HUC10 NameCarr Fork
HUC10 Number0510020102
HUC12 NameIrishman Creek-Carr Fork
HUC12 Number051002010203
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on waterfowl | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
CommentsReceived a phone call with the sighting information on 10/7/2019
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedSeveral


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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