Specimen Information

Pygoplites diacanthus
Pygoplites diacanthus
(Regal angelfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165603
GroupFishes
GenusPygoplites
Speciesdiacanthus
Common NameRegal angelfish
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
Localitymarine waters off island of Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number32515200
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsA single individual was seen several times in 1997 at ca. 19 m. off the western side of Kewalo Beach Park, Honolulu, Oahu. It is assumed that this was an aquarium release.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2019].

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