Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID284361
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNY
CountyChenango
Localitypond near Afton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050101
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month7
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
CommentsSame observer for record 156494. Species has been present yearly since 1999.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/19/2021].

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