Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1334827
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StatePR
CountyAguadilla Municipio
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, Aguadilla, boat crash
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 NameRio Culebrinas Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000301
HUC12 NameCoastal Watersheds East and West of Rio Culebrinas mouth
HUC12 Number210100030112
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month12
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsCough up by Jose Martinez underneath the pier. 1 more lionfish was observed at 30 ft. EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat Number1988066
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/25/2021].

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