Specimen Information

Zanclus cornutus
Zanclus cornutus
(Moorish Idol)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID270598
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusZanclus
Speciescornutus
Common NameMoorish Idol
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, 1.6 km E of Palm Beach, Paul's Reef
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020618
HUC12 Number030902061800
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsOne fish seen while diving. Depth = 50 ft. Fish not bothered by divers and easily followed for several minutes.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/18/2022].

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