Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1632842
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateOH
CountyLawrence
LocalityTimber Ridge Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
HUC10 NameSand Fork-Symmes Creek
HUC10 Number0509010109
HUC12 NameSand Fork
HUC12 Number050901010901
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on small watercraft | hitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusestablished
CommentsThe first observations were made in the early evening, approximately 17:00 hours at the location indicated. Continuing Northwest up through the northern arm of the lake we observed the jellyfish several more times, totaling many hundreds in total.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2021].

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