Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163794
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateLA
LocalityFourchon Beach near the mouth of Bayou LaFourche
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14259
Author:Graham, W.M., D.L. Martin, D.L. Felder, V.L. Asper, and H.M. Perry
Date:2003
Title:Ecological and economic implications of a tropical jellyfish invader in the Gulf of Mexico.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:5
Issue:1-2
Pages:53-69
CommentsObserved during routine sampling trips in June and July 2000
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/25/2021].

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