Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164565
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateLA
CountyJefferson
LocalityGulf of Mexico, fishing pier at Grand Isle State Park near Barataria Pass
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Central Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090301
HUC10 NameBarataria Bay-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0809030105
HUC12 NameCaminada Bay-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number080903010507
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed ocean current
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineBrackish
Size10 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/8/2021].

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