Specimen Information

Zanclus cornutus
Zanclus cornutus
(Moorish Idol)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1523014
GroupFishes
GenusZanclus
Speciescornutus
Common NameMoorish Idol
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, On the vertical wall that forms the boundary between Biscayne National Park and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
CommentsTissue and gut contents preserved in freezer, rest of carcass discarded
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1
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