NSW Support NatureMapr in your region (Are you from Local Government?)
Home Marine Invertebrates Anemones, Jellyfish, Comb Jellies & allies (Cnidaria & Ctenophora) Anemones, Corals, Sea Pens (Anthozoa)

Sarcoptilus grandis

Sea Pen at Surfside, NSW

Sarcoptilus grandis at Surfside, NSW - 20 Jan 2017
Request use of media

Identification history

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

Identify this sighting


Please Login or Register to identify this sighting.

User's notes

4 of these jellyfish things washed up on the shore

3 comments

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!

Please Login or Register to comment.

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
647,668 sightings of 7,947 species in 1,208 locations from 1,464 members
Proudly Australian made, owned and hosted CCA 3.0 | privacy