Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655218
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateNC
CountyBrunswick
LocalityOcean Isle Beach, NC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoastal Carolina
HUC8 Number03040208
HUC10 NameShallotte River
HUC10 Number0304020802
HUC12 NameHolden Beach-Long Bay
HUC12 Number030402080205
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Collection Day30
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping hull fouling | shipping ballast water
Statusunknown
CommentsWashed up on shore at Ocean Isle Beach, NC
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 [10/5/2022].

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