Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655094
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
Locality[Walden Pond State Reservation] By the sandbar at Bare Peak, 50-150 ft towards the center of the lake, approx 3-15ft deep
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConcord
HUC8 Number01070005
HUC10 NameSudbury River
HUC10 Number0107000501
HUC12 NameHop Brook-Sudbury River
HUC12 Number010700050104
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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