Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID877609
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateKY
CountyWarren
Localityprivate pond in very close proximity to Green River, at end of Massey Springs Rd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Green
HUC8 Number05110001
HUC10 NameBeaverdam Creek-Green River
HUC10 Number0511000113
HUC12 NameIndian Creek-Green River
HUC12 Number051100011305
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Comments"Not sure what constitutes as a 'large number' of these things but they seemed quite thick in the area of the pond I discovered them."
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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