Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236569
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namea freshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountyBurke
LocalityLake James, near Morganton, Hwy 126/70
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
HUC10 NameSilver Creek-Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010106
HUC12 NameShadrick Creek-Catawba River
HUC12 Number030501010607
Map
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Collection Year2005
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. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2019].

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