Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID879768
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateCA
CountyTuolumne
LocalityCherry Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Tuolumne
HUC8 Number18040009
HUC10 NameCherry Creek
HUC10 Number1804000904
HUC12 NameLower Cherry Creek
HUC12 Number180400090405
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Comments""...my son and I observed a massive bloom of what I now know to be freshwater jellyfish...at the eastern end of the lake."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2020].

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