Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163793
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateLA
CountySt. Bernard
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Coastal Waters: Shell Beach, Mississippi River - Gulf Outlet Canal, Lake Borgne, Bayou La Loutre
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameLake Borgne
HUC10 Number0809020304
HUC12 NameLake Borgne
HUC12 Number080902030400
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsJelly fish were "pulsing" at the surface. Observations only.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Edwin Cake - Gulf Environmental Associates.
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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