Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1322518
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateAL
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Alabama, Mobile, approx. 60 miles south
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month4
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29108
Author:Fogg, A.Q., C.F. Ruiz, S.S. Curran and S.A. Bullard
Date:2016
Title:Parasites from the red lionfish, Pterois volitans from the Gulf of Mexico
Journal:Gulf and Caribbean Research
Volume:27
Issue:1
Pages:SC1-5
CommentsFish collected as part of a study of parasites from lionfish. Depth = 44 m.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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