Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657532
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateMA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityWalden Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConcord
HUC8 Number01070005
HUC10 NameSudbury River
HUC10 Number0107000501
HUC12 NameHop Brook-Sudbury River
HUC12 Number010700050104
Map
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Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:35771
Author:Ball, P.
Date:2010
Title:Swimmer finds jeyfish in Walden Pond in Concord
Publisher:Wicked Local
Reference 2
Ref. Number:35772
Author:Leigh Hester, J.
Date:2021
Title:Walden Pond is now teeming with jellyfish— but dont panic
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/27/2021].

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