Specimen Information

Naso lituratus
Naso lituratus
(orangespine unicornfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457724
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusNaso
Specieslituratus
Common Nameorangespine unicornfish
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, Molasses Reef, slightly SE of mooring ball 10 or 11
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
CommentsOriginally sighted on 3/22/2018 at depth of 25 ft (see photo). Fish was captured on 4/4/2018 by Lad Akins of REEF.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size20 cm
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/1/2021].

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