Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658252
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityTheiss Attaway Nature Park/Center lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSpring
HUC8 Number12040102
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Spring Creek
HUC10 Number1204010202
HUC12 NameWillow Creek
HUC12 Number120401020210
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed flood | hitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
CommentsCitizen science report verified by trusted partner, submitted to Alice Best, TPWD local fisheries management district supervisor Video available upon request
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected70
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2021].

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