Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

76 results for Pterois volitans/miles (lionfish)
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Specimen IDCountryStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
1529761 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua Caribbean Sea, Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua, Carlisle Bay2018  established
1474310 BahamasAndros Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, Andros Island, Dave's patch reef2018  established
1474224 BahamasBerry Islands Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, The Berry Islands, Coco Cay, submerged airplane2018 32006300 Bahamianestablished
1474314 BahamasCat Island Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, Cat Island, Fernandez Bay, reef north of second/outer cay2018  established
1474222 BahamasGreat Abaco Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, Abacos, Elbow Cay, Firefly Sunset Resort, near dock in snorkeling area2018 32006300 Bahamianestablished
1474286 BahamasNew Providence Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, New Providence Island, Bahama Mama wreck and wall2018 32006300 Bahamianestablished
1462711 BahamasNew Providence Atlantic Ocean, Bahamas, New Providence, Stuart cove (dive site)2018 32006300 Bahamianestablished
1541635 BelizeBZ Caribbean Sea, Belize, Bacalar Chico2018 32006800 Western Caribbeanestablished
1462712 BelizeBZ Caribbean Sea, Belize, Placencia2018 32006800 Western Caribbeanestablished
1457667 Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaBonaire Caribbean Sea, Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire, Klein, Calabas Reef2018 32006600 Southern Caribbeanestablished
1462318 Cayman IslandsGrand Cayman Caribbean Sea, Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, Poinsetta Condos, 30 ft offshore, wreck2018  established
1529749 Costa RicaCR Caribbean Sea, Costa Rica, Cahuita Reef2018 32006700 Southwestern Caribbeanestablished
1456578 CubaCU Caribbean Sea, Cuba, Jardines de la Reina2018 32006500 Greater Antillesestablished
1522328 CuraçaoCW Caribbean Sea, Netherlands Antilles, Curacao, Cas Abou2018  established
1541681 Dominican Republic  Atlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic, Samana, approx. 20 m offshore2018 32006500 Greater Antillesestablished
1474212 JamaicaJM Caribbean Sea, Jamaica2018 32006500 Greater Antillesestablished
1474292 JamaicaJM Caribbean Sea, Jamaica, Beaches Resort student reef2018 32006500 Greater Antillesestablished
1446896 JamaicaJM Caribbean Sea, Jamaica, Runaway Bay, Grand Bahia Principe Resort, beach in front of playground2018 32006500 Greater Antillesestablished
1633110 Mexico  Gulf of Mexico, Mexico, Veracruz, Parque Nacional Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano, Commodoro Manuel Azeuta (sunken ship/artificial reef)2018 32006900 Southern Gulf of Mexicoestablished
1462862 MexicoMexico Caribbean Sea, Mexico, Cozumel, El Cielo reef2018  established
1462760 MexicoMexico Caribbean Sea, Mexico, Quintana Roo, Puerto Morelos, Ojo de Agua area2018 32006800 Western Caribbeanestablished
1462279 MexicoMexico Caribbean Sea, Mexico, Quintana Roo, Soliman Bay2018 32006800 Western Caribbeanestablished
1474316 PanamaPanama Caribbean Sea, Panama, Bocas Del Toro, Ilsa Colon, Playa Estrella (Starfish Beach)2018 32006700 Southwestern Caribbeanestablished
1456577 Saint Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts Caribbean Sea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Kitts, Majors Bay2018 32006400 Eastern Caribbeanestablished
1474211 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSaint Vincent Caribbean Sea, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bequia, east side of Lower Bay2018 32006400 Eastern Caribbeanestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/3/2022].

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