Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655231
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateNC
CountyBrunswick
LocalityIn the Atlantic Ocean about mid way between the Lockwood Folly Inlet and Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island, NC.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCoastal Carolina
HUC8 Number03040208
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | shipping hull fouling | shipping ballast water
Statusunknown
CommentsIn the Atlantic Ocean about mid way between the Lockwood Folly Inlet and Ocean Crest Pier in Oak Island, 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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