Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655227
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateNC
CountyDare
LocalityCurrituck sound, nw of Martins point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameCurrituck Sound
HUC10 Number0301020513
HUC12 NameDowdy Bay-Currituck Sound
HUC12 Number030102051306
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month11
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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