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Sarcoptilus grandis

Sea Pen at Surfside, NSW

Sarcoptilus grandis at Surfside, NSW - 20 Jan 2017
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Identification history

Sarcoptilus grandis 6 Oct 2020 AndrewG
Sarcoptilus grandis 21 Sep 2020 Liam.m
Unidentified 20 Sep 2020 Liam.m

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4 of these jellyfish things washed up on the shore


AndrewG wrote:
   6 Oct 2020
Good call on the seapen (def not a jellyfish). I heard they live in the lower Clyde estuary, but haven't seen them myself
Liam.m wrote:
   6 Oct 2020
Thanks, had to spend quite a while to find out what it was, I see them quite often washed up on the shore at cullendulla
Pam wrote:
   10 Oct 2020
An amazing looking animal!

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 Abundance
  • 20 Jan 2017 03:39 PM Recorded on
  • Liam.m Recorded by
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