Specimen Information

Platax orbicularis
Platax orbicularis
(orbicular batfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID252498
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPlatax
Speciesorbicularis
Common Nameorbicular batfish
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Port Everglades, south end between 3rd and 4th buoys
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC10 Number0309020613
HUC12 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC12 Number030902061300
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
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
Commentsobserved
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size18 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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