Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID1337199
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, east of Harbor Beach Marriott on first reef (north of Port Everglades)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC10 Number0309020613
HUC12 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC12 Number030902061300
Collection Day8
Collection Month2
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsDepth = 20 ft. Habitat = reef.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected1
Size30 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2021].

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