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

Impact ID1882
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionThe reduction in recruitment of coral-reef fishes suggests that lionfish may also compete with native piscivores by monopolizing this important food resource
Reference17946
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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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