Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655216
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateSC
CountyBeaufort
LocalityHilton Head Island, SC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Helena Island
HUC8 Number03050210
HUC10 NameHarbor River
HUC10 Number0305021001
HUC12 NameHarbor River-Trenchards Inlet
HUC12 Number030502100102
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping hull fouling | shipping ballast water
Statusunknown
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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