Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID278718
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateAL
CountyTuscaloosa
LocalityLake Tamaha [in Tuscaloosa]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Black Warrior
HUC8 Number03160112
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Black Warrior River
HUC10 Number0316011205
HUC12 NameTwo Mile Creek
HUC12 Number031601120505
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsThroughout the upper levels of the water column in high densities during the summer months.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2021].

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