Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651248
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateCT
CountyWindham
LocalityMoosup Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameQuinebaug
HUC8 Number01100001
HUC10 NameMoosup River
HUC10 Number0110000105
HUC12 NameLower Moosup River
HUC12 Number011000010503
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Collection Day26
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on aquatic plants | dispersed flood
Statusestablished
CommentsNumerous penny-sized jellyfish seen in about 6 feet of water in the evening.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
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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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