Specimen Information

Rhinecanthus aculeatus
Rhinecanthus aculeatus
(Lagoon Triggerfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1462497
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusRhinecanthus
Speciesaculeatus
Common NameLagoon Triggerfish
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Ft. Lauderdale, 1st Reef, just seaward of vessel exclusion buoy
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
CommentsDepth = 10 ft. fish was live-captured 4/25/18 by a team from Frost Science and REEF.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size17 cm
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/2/2021].

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