Specimen Information

Zebrasoma scopas
Zebrasoma scopas
(Brown Tang)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID259839
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusZebrasoma
Speciesscopas
Common NameBrown Tang
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Fort Lauderdale, reefs south of Commercial pier off eastern end of Datura Avenue
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020618
HUC12 Number030902061800
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month12
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsThis specimen was observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordnation
Verifierqualified REEF observer
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/22/2024].

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