Specimen Information

Blackfordia virginica
(Black Sea jellyfish)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID1822
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusBlackfordia
Speciesvirginica
Common NameBlack Sea jellyfish
StateCA
LocalityPetaluma River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Pablo Bay
HUC8 Number18050002
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
Date:1995
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
Journal:Report for USFWS, WA DC, and Connecticut Sea Grant
Publisher:A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
Pages:246 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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