Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695367
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityLittle Shell Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRainy Headwaters
HUC8 Number09030001
HUC10 NameLittle Vermilion Lake
HUC10 Number0903000121
HUC12 NameLoon Lake
HUC12 Number090300012103
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on aquatic plants | hitch hiker on waterfowl
Statusestablished
CommentsI have a video of the jellyfish, but would not allow upload.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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

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