Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339263
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Biscayne Bay National Park, "The Drop" dive site, suspected to also be known as Pacific Reef dive site
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
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=80ft
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2023].

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