Specimen Information

Chromileptes altivelis
Chromileptes altivelis
(panther grouper)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID294155
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusChromileptes
Speciesaltivelis
Common Namepanther grouper
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, south of Pacific Reef Light
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month12
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25515
Author:Susan Cocking
Date:2013
Title:Fisherman Surprised by humback grouper.
Publisher:Miami Herald
Volume:Jan 6, 2013
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25608
Author:Kevin Wadlow
Date:2013
Title:Another invasive fish for the Keys?
Publisher:Keysnet.com
Issue:Jan 9, 2012
CommentsSpecimen collected. Male. Tissue taken for genetics. Water depth = 115 ft. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size27 in (679mm TL, 600 mm SL)15 lbs
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