Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236564
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountySwain
LocalityFontana Lake, near Bryson City, Hwy 23/74/28
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTuckasegee
HUC8 Number06010203
HUC10 NameLower Tuckasegee River
HUC10 Number0601020304
HUC12 NameFontana Lake-Tuckasegee River
HUC12 Number060102030405
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15858
Author:Peard, T.
Date:2016
Title:freshwaterjellyfish.org
Publisher:Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
CommentsReported to Indiana University of Pennsylvania's freshwater jellyfish website.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2020].

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