Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID288402
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateKY
CountyLawrence
LocalityPaintsville Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Sandy
HUC8 Number05070204
HUC10 NameMiddle Blaine Creek
HUC10 Number0507020402
HUC12 NameBrushy Creek
HUC12 Number050702040203
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Statusunknown
Comments"Seen coming to the surface at 1910 hours."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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