Specimen Information

Pomacanthus imperator
Pomacanthus imperator
(emperor angelfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID243231
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPomacanthus
Speciesimperator
Common Nameemperor angelfish
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Pompano Beach, Abby Too Reef
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month6
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
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
CommentsTwo separate observations of this species for this location within this year. One fish per observation
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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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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