Specimen Information

Zebrasoma flavescens
Zebrasoma flavescens
(yellow tang)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID245623
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusZebrasoma
Speciesflavescens
Common Nameyellow tang
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Boca Raton, North Beach Ledge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month10
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
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
CommentsThree separate observations of this species for this location within this year. One individual per observation.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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