Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID236720
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StatePA
CountySomerset
LocalityHigh Point Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYoughiogheny
HUC8 Number05020006
HUC10 NameLower Casselman River
HUC10 Number0502000607
HUC12 NameCasselman River-Youghiogheny River
HUC12 Number050200060709
Map
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Collection Year1991
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. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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