Specimen Information

Platax orbicularis
Platax orbicularis
(orbicular batfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID249965
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatax
Speciesorbicularis
Common Nameorbicular batfish
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, Key Largo, Molasses Reef
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuseradicated
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
CommentsThe fish were removed from this location in 2004.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2


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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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