First record of Phyllorhiza punctata von Lendenfeld, 1884 (Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae: Mastigiidae) from Turkey

ÇEVİK C. , DERİCİ O. B. , ÇEVİK F. , Cavas L.

AQUATIC INVASIONS, vol.6, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.3391/ai.2011.6.s1.006
  • Title of Journal : AQUATIC INVASIONS


The Australian spotted jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata has been reported from several locations in the Mediterranean, but the present report is the first record from Turkish waters. Juveniles of the Erythrean alien shrimp scad, Alepes djedaba, were observed nestling among its tentacles. Possible vectors are mentioned.