Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID879794
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCraspedacusta
Speciessowerbyi
Common Namefreshwater jellyfish
StateNC
CountySwain
LocalityNantahala Gorge, just S of Lake Fontana
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Little Tennessee
HUC8 Number06010202
HUC10 NameNantahala River
HUC10 Number0601020203
HUC12 NameFontana Lake-Nantahala River
HUC12 Number060102020306
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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