Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695343
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateCT
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityBushy Hill Pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOutlet Connecticut River
HUC8 Number01080205
HUC10 NameEightmile River-Connecticut River
HUC10 Number0108020509
HUC12 NameFalls River
HUC12 Number010802050904
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusestablished
CommentsI dont have any photographs but I can try to get some in the future and send them in.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected25


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/1/2022].

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