Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1811
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateCA
LocalityPacific Ocean, non-specific coastal area(s)
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | shipping hull fouling
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:856
Author:Carlton, J.T., and J.B. Geller
Date:1993
Title:Ecological roulette: the global transport of nonindigenous marine organisms.
Journal:Science
Volume:261
Issue:Jul
Pages:78-82
Commentsfirst discovered 1981
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordState
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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