Specimen Information

Zanclus cornutus
Zanclus cornutus
(Moorish Idol)
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID270598
GroupMarine Fishes
Common NameMoorish Idol
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
Collection Day5
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsOne fish seen while diving. Depth = 50 ft. Fish not bothered by divers and easily followed for several minutes.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2024].

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