Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1864
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateAL
CountyMobile
LocalityGulf of Mexico shore of Dauphin Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month7
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsSome too large for dip nets. See voucher photos
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMonty Graham-Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Size5 - 50 cm bell diameter


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2022].

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