Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1865
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateMS
LocalityIntracoastal Waterway west of Mobile Bay, in the passes between barrier islands between Mobile Bay and Cat Island along the western Mississippi Sound
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Commentsphotos; rare to absent beyond the tip of the Chandeleur Islands
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMonty Graham-Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Sizeto 50 cm; 100 m aggregations


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