Specimen Information

Chaetodon lunula
Chaetodon lunula
(raccoon butterflyfish)
Marine Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID156767
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusChaetodon
Specieslunula
Common Nameraccoon butterflyfish
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Boca Raton, The Honeycombs (artificial reef)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17775
Author:REEF.
Date:2008
Title:Exotic Species Sighting Program and Volunteer Survey Project Database.
Publisher:Reef Environmental Education Foundation.
Volume:March 10, 2008
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13817
Author:Semmens, B.X., E.R. Buhle, A.K. Salomon, C.V. Pattengill-Semmens.
Date:2004
Title:A hotspot of non-native marine fishes: evidence for the aquarium trade as an invasion pathway.
Journal:Marine Ecology Progress Series
Volume:266
Pages:239-244
Commentsobserved
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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