Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1687208
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateIL
CountyMassac
LocalityMermet Springs Quarry just south of Vienna, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameLick Creek-Cache River
HUC10 Number0514020605
HUC12 NameTucker Ditch
HUC12 Number051402060506
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month11
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on waterfowl | hitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/3/2023].

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