Specimen Information

Centropyge flavissima
Centropyge flavissima
(lemonpeel angel)
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID165084
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelemonpeel angel
LocalityPacific Ocean, Hawaii, Oahu, marine waters off the island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number32515200
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsThe species was seen during the 1990s in Kaneohe Bay, Keehi Lagoon, Kewalo Basin and the Ala Wai Canal, Oahu. It is not know if the species has become established in Hawaii, but the increasing frequency of sightings suggests that this is possible.
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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