Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163788
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StatePR
CountyCabo Rojo
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, Boqueron Bay
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010004
HUC10 NameBahia de Rincon-Caribbean Sea
HUC10 Number2101000406
HUC12 NameBahia de Rincon-Caribbean Sea
HUC12 Number210100040600
Map
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Collection Year1969
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14258
Author:Cutress, C.E.
Date:1973
Title:Phyllorhiza in the tropical Atlantic.
Journal:Proceedings of the Association of Island Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean
Volume:9
Pages:14
CommentsAuthor noted that medusae of this species have been observed by fisherman for some years prior to 1969.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierC.E. Cutress
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected5


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