Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339525
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, 1 miles west of Sombrero light
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29536
Date:2016
Title:Lionfish data for batch upload
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/16/2019].

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