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By David Fleshler. 2:40 p.m. EST, November 30, 2011

Could one of these species be the next lionfish? Three non-native tropical fish have reappeared off the southeast Florida coast, years after they had last been seen, according to a news release from the U.S. Geological Survey.

A yellow tang, a native of the northwest and central Pacific Ocean, was spotted off the coast of Pompano Beach this year, after previous sightings of Pompano, Delray Beach and Boca Raton. The panther grouper, a spotted fish with large wavy fins native to the Indian and Pacific oceans, appeared off West Palm Beach. And the spotted scat, also native to the Indian and Pacific oceans

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