Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID163803
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateMS
CountyHarrison
LocalityMississippi Sound near Cat and Ship Islands
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month9
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsAerial survey of Mississippi Sound; jellyfish observed only between Ship and Cat Islands.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Monty Graham
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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