Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID256969
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namea freshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountyBurke
LocalityCatawba River, at Lake James, impoundment of the Linville and Catawba Rivers
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
HUC10 NameLinville River-Lake James
HUC10 Number0305010103
HUC12 NameLake James-Catawba River
HUC12 Number030501010303
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected> 100


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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