Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1338112
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StatePR
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, all over different reefs from Fajardo to Humacao and Vieques Island
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameGreater Antilles
HUC8 Number32006500
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month11
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2021].

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