Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID139938
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityIndian River Lagoon
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1961
Author:Associated Press.
Date:2001
Title:Exotic jellyfish that devours fish eggs found near Melbourne.
Publisher:Sun Sentinel.com News
Volume:2001
Issue:June 27
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/7/2021].

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