Specimen Information

Pomacanthus imperator
Pomacanthus imperator
(emperor angelfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID241130
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPomacanthus
Speciesimperator
Common Nameemperor angelfish
StatePR
CountyAguadilla
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico, off Crashboat Beach on NW coast
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 NameRio Culebrinas Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000301
HUC12 NameCoastal Watersheds East and West of Rio Culebrinas mouth
HUC12 Number210100030112
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsOne pair observed. This species has been reported (but not verified) from this area for about 10 years. This observation was made by a reliable individual capable of positively identifying the specimens.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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