Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658362
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateWA
CountyKing
LocalityLake Sammamish
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Washington
HUC8 Number17110012
HUC10 NameLake Sammamish
HUC10 Number1711001202
HUC12 NameLake Sammamish-Sammamish River
HUC12 Number171100120202
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day5
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker on waterfowl | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsApproximately 1-4 ft off lake bed; lake bed depth at sighting 10 to 25 ft. I also submitted a report to the WA Invasive Species Council.
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 [9/20/2021].

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