Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
(lionfish)
Marine Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID1839
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionA study using a submersable found that an undescribed, newly-discovered species of goby was being preyed upon by lionfish, making this the first published instance of lionfish preying on undiscribed biodiveristy.
Reference30455
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Great Lakes RegionNo
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2021].

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