Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163800
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateMS
LocalityMississippi Sound near Cat, Ship, and Horn Islands
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsGreatest concentrations observed north and south of Horn Island approximately 200 yards from shore.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTom Van Devender
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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