Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339545
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryMontserrat
StateMS
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Montserrat, St. Patrick's
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006400
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29536
Date:2016
Title:Lionfish data for batch upload
CommentsDepth = 161.659 m. Habitat = sandy bottom with plants. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size24 cm


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