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 and/or reported sightings of C. sowerbii. For a list of reported U.S. locations by state, click on the state on this map or click on Jellyfish Sightings in the main menu of this web site. You also will find links for sightings in Pennsylvania, Canada, and Other Countries under Jellyfish Sightings in this same main menu.

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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