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

Impact ID1919
Impact TypeHabitat Alteration
Study TypeExperimental
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionExperimental observations have shown that the introduction of lionfish into eastern reefs result in a reduction in species richness not seen with predators native to the reef.
Reference33267
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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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