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Table 1 Survey site characteristics

From: Distribution of the highly toxic clinging jellyfish Gonionemus sp. around the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA

Pond Region Max depth (m) Access to the sea Eelgrass
Lake Tashmoo north 3 Narrow channel to Vineyard Sound Patchy throughout
Lagoon Pond north 8 Narrow channel to Nantucket Sound none
Farm Pond northeast 1.5 Culvert to Nantucket Sound Southern part of pond
Sengekontacket Pond east 3 2 inlets to Nantucket Sound Back portion and Major’s Cove
Edgartown Great Pond south 3 Barrier breaches to Atlantic Ocean Most portions
Tisbury Great Pond south 3 Barrier breaches to Atlantic Ocean none
Stonewall Pond southwest 3 Exposed to Vineyard Sound Patchy throughout
Squibnocket Pond southwest 1.5 Barrier breaches and through Menemsha Pond none