Specimen Information

Chaetodon lunula
Chaetodon lunula
(raccoon butterflyfish)
Marine Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID259131
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Nameraccoon butterflyfish
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Delary Beach, Delray Ledges
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Collection Day23
Collection Month11
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsObserved. Photos attached as a file.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/1/2020].

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