Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID168428
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateTN
CountyPolk
LocalityLake Ocoee (near Cleveland)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOcoee
HUC8 Number06020003
HUC10 NameOcoee River
HUC10 Number0602000302
HUC12 NameParksville Lake-Ocoee River
HUC12 Number060200030211
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13166
Author:Peard, T., and M. Thorn.
Date:1999
Title:Freshwater Jellyfish!.
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Pages:25
CommentsReported to Indiana University of Pennsylvania freshwater jellyfish website.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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