Record (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Record details

Upside-down Jellyfish (species: Cassiopea sp)
Observed by Anne Hoggett
Sat, 28 Nov 2015 12:00:00

Location details

  • Lizard Island, Queensland

  • Lagoon between Palfrey and South Island, on sand away from reefs

  • Marine specimens found at a depth between 4 m and 10 metres.

Details about the specimens

  • 12 specimens. (accurate to within 2)
  • specimens alive when found.
  • specimens alive at end of the observation process.
  • specimens left in natural environment.
  • Reproduction was occurring.

Many tiny individuals seen on bottom at about 10 metres depth, 0.5 to 2 cm bell diameter. A few were swimming near the bottom, most were upside down on the bottom.

Supporting photos