Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1867
GroupCoelenterates-Scyphozoan
GenusPhyllorhiza
Speciespunctata
Common NameAustralian spotted jellyfish
StateMS
CountyJackson
LocalityMississippi Sound on the north side of Horn Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameBiloxi Bay-Mississippi Sound
HUC10 Number0317000907
HUC12 NameBiloxi Bay-Mississippi Sound
HUC12 Number031700090702
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Commentsarea of large concentration
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMonty Graham-Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Sizeto 50 cm; 100 m aggregations


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