Tag Archive: Freshwater

Non-Native Freshwater Jellyfish in Florida?

Freshwater Jellyfish, Craspedacusta sowerbyi, Lankester, 1880. Photo Credit: U.S. Geological Survey Archive, U.S. Geological Survey, Bugwood.org Yes, you read the title correctly, it says freshwater jellyfish in Florida! The first time I encountered these unusual aquatic creatures was while swimming in a small lake in southern Indiana. It turns out these jellyfish, while not very …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/03/28/non-native-freshwater-jellyfish-in-florida/