Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID264518
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateAL
CountyMorgan
LocalityCoffey Quarry in Priceville, (just W of I65 at corner of Crusher Road and Ashwood Drive)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number06030002
HUC10 NameFlint Creek
HUC10 Number0603000210
HUC12 NameLower Flint Creek
HUC12 Number060300021014
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month11
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsSeen at water depth of 56 feet. Large number present. See voucher photos.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedMany
Size2 cm diameter
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2021].

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