Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1634243
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyGrundy
Locality[Claypool Ditch]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameMazon River
HUC10 Number0712000505
HUC12 NameClaypool Ditch
HUC12 Number071200050502
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month1
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on waterfowl | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
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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