Phyllorhiza punctata
Phyllorhiza punctata
(Australian spotted jellyfish)
Coelenterates-Scyphozoan
Exotic

18 results for Phyllorhiza punctata (Australian spotted jellyfish)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2249 Phyllorhiza punctata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The Australian spotted jellyfish feeds heavily on microzooplankton in its introduced range in the... 14259
2250 Phyllorhiza punctata Food Web Anecdotal Field The heavy feeding on microzooplankton by P. punctata in the Gulf of Mexico may affect the food web. 14259
2251 Phyllorhiza punctata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The Australian spotted jellyfish has been shown to impact the density of copepods in its introduced... 14259
2254 Phyllorhiza punctata Water Quality Observational Field Australian spotted jellyfish form large swarms that change the water quality and increase toxins... 14259
2255 Phyllorhiza punctata Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Copepods subjected to the swarms of P. punctata that occur in the Gulf of Mexico were negatively... 14259
2258 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Observational Field The fouling of fishing gear by massive swarms of Australian spotted jellyfish have impacted... 14259
2259 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Anecdotal N/A It is thought that the large bloom of P. punctata decreased the harvest of white shrimp in the gulf... 14259
2260 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Anecdotal N/A Due to the heavy feeding by P. punctata on commercially important shrimp and fish eggs, it is... 14259
2261 Phyllorhiza punctata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field P. puncata feeds heavily on the eggs of shrimp, fish, and bivalves in its introduced range. 14259
2263 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Observational N/A Harvest of P. punctata for a food source has taken place in the Gulf of Mexico since the species... 14259
2290 Phyllorhiza punctata Other Observational N/A The aggregations of the Australian spotted jellyfish in the Gulf of Mexico have been monitored by... 14262
2291 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Observational N/A The large aggregations of the Australian spotted jellyfish clog nets an damage gear used for... 14262
2292 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Observational N/A In the Gulf of Mexico where the Australian spotted jellyfish aggregations are very dense, there is... 14262
2293 Phyllorhiza punctata Predation/Herbivory Anecdotal N/A Due to the heavy and constant feeding by the Australian spotted jellyfish in the Gulf of Mexico, it... 14262
2294 Phyllorhiza punctata Food Web Anecdotal N/A Due to the heavy and constant feeding by the Australian spotted jellyfish in the Gulf of Mexico, it... 14262
2295 Phyllorhiza punctata Harvest Anecdotal N/A It is likely that Mississippi fisheries will suffer from the presence of large aggregations of the... 14262
2296 Phyllorhiza punctata Predation/Herbivory Observational Field The clearance rates of zooplankton by the Australian spotted jellyfish in its introduced range in... 33655
2297 Phyllorhiza punctata Food Web Observational Field The clearance rates of zooplankton by the Australian spotted jellyfish in its introduced range in... 33655

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