Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339120
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Netherlands Antilles, Aruba, Pedernales wreck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006600
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month3
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29478
Author:REEF.
Date:2016
Title:Reef Environmental Education Foundation Volunteer Survey Project Database.
Publisher:World Wide Web electronic publication.
CommentsDepth = 23 ft. Habitat = wreck.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size35 cm


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