Specimen Information

Zebrasoma xanthurum
Zebrasoma xanthurum
(yellowtail tang)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1473625
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusZebrasoma
Speciesxanthurum
Common Nameyellowtail tang
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Boca Raton, Sea Emperor (wreck)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:35190
Author:REEF
Date:2020
Title:Exotic Species Sighting Program and Volunteer Survey Project Database
Publisher:Reef Environmental Education Foundation
CommentsDepth = 60 ft. Habitat = wreck. Fish was observed on 9/14/18 and 9/21/18. See voucher photo. Captured on 9/28/18 and sent to Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size25 cm
Photo




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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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