Specimen Information

Chromileptes altivelis
Chromileptes altivelis
(panther grouper)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156908
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusChromileptes
Speciesaltivelis
Common Namepanther grouper
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Cocoa, Indian River Lagoon between SR 520 and SR 528
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
HUC10 NameIndian River Lagoon
HUC10 Number0308020203
HUC12 NameIndian River Lagoon
HUC12 Number030802020302
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Commentsbrought to Doc's Bait House and kept in a tank for several weeks in ~4" of water until it became sickly and then was released back into the lagoon. Angler Photo.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordcounty
Disposalreleased
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Stocked1
Number Released1
Photo





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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2021].

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