1st Record: Foster City/CA/Foster City Lagoon, South San Francisco Bay (Greenberg et al. 1996) [Date is date of 1st molecular sampling).
Foster City/CA/Foster City Lagoon, South San Francisco Bay (Greenberg et al. 1996); CA/Redwood Creek, South San Francisco Bay (Cohen and Carlton 1995); Berkeley/CA/San Francisco Bay (Greenberg et al. 1996)
|Dense populations of Aurelia coerulea sp. 1 clogged the pumps used to flush the Foster City Lagoon, an artificial recreational pool, and fouled beaches (Greenberg et al. 1996).|
ReferencesCohen, Andrew N.; Carlton, James T. (1995) Nonindigenous aquatic species in a United States estuary: a case study of the biological invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta., U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Sea Grant College Program (Connecticut Sea Grant), Washington DC, Silver Spring MD.. Pp. <missing location>
Greenberg, N., Garthwaite, R.L., Potts, D.C. (1996) Allozyme and morphological evidence for a newly introduced species of Aurelia in San Francisco Bay, California, Marine Biology 125: 401-410