Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655175
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateNC
CountyCarteret
LocalityAtlantic Beach. NC
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWhite Oak River
HUC8 Number03020301
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping ballast water | shipping hull fouling
Statusunknown
CommentsAtlantic Beach. NC. Oceananna fishing pier
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/1/2022].

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