Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID614556
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateTN
CountyBlount
LocalityLake in the Sky
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWatts Bar Lake
HUC8 Number6010201
HUC10 NameLittle River
HUC10 Number0601020101
HUC12 NameHesse Creek-Little River
HUC12 Number060102010104
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish | hitch hiker on aquatic plants?
Statusunknown
CommentsResidents have seen them by the thousands in their private lake.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2017]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/18/2017].

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