Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339511
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, Marathon Key, Flagler's Barge wreck dive (about 1.6 miles NE of Sombrero Reef)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBahamian
HUC8 Number32006300
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29536
Date:2016
Title:Lionfish data for batch upload
CommentsFish was tucked under a piece of metal on one of the sides of the barge
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/4/2022].

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