Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1407691
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateTX
CountyGalveston
LocalityWest Galveston Bay, in Pirates Beach marina
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020402
HUC12 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC12 Number120402040200
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsJellyfish was picked up by a resident of Pirates Beach. ID was verified through photos, but the organism deteriorated into nothing before TPWD personnel could pick it up.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Number Collected1
Photo




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