Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238870
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateVA
CountyAlbemarle
LocalityRivanna Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRivanna
HUC8 Number02080204
HUC10 NameSouth Fork Rivanna River
HUC10 Number0208020402
HUC12 NameSouth Fork Rivanna River
HUC12 Number020802040203
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusunknown
Comments30-40 observed actively swimming in the reservoir
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Sizedime to penny sized


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2021].

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