What is the distribution of the freshwater jellyfish in the United States?

The following map indicates the states in which Craspedacusta sowerbii has been found. The green states indicate known, reported sightings of C. sowerbii. For a list of locations (U.S.) reported to our office, click on the map or visit our Jellyfish Sightings page. For information about sightings in Pennsylvania visit the Pennsylvania Distribution page. For sightings in Canada, visit our Canadian Sightings page, or for other countries visit our Other Countries page.

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AK – Alaska



AL – Alabama


AR – Arkansas


AZ – Arizona


CA – California


CO – Colorado


CT – Connecticut


DE – Delaware


FL – Florida


GA – Georgia


HI – Hawaii


IA – Iowa


ID – Idaho


IL – Illinois


IN – Indiana


KS – Kansas

KY – Kentucky


LA – Louisiana


MA – Massachusetts


MD – Maryland


ME – Maine


MI – Michigan


MN – Minnesota


MO – Missouri


MS – Mississippi


MT – Montana



NC – North Carolina


ND – North Dakota

NE – Nebraska


NH – New Hampshire


NJ – New Jersey


NM – New Mexico


NV – Nevada

NY – New York


OH – Ohio


OK – Oklahoma


OR – Oregon


PA – Pennsylvania


RI – Rhode Island


SC – South Carolina


SD – South Dakota


TN – Tennessee


TX – Texas


UT – Utah


VA – Virginia


VT – Vermont


WA – Washington


WI – Wisconsin


WV – West Virginia


WY – Wyoming