Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339579
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateTX
CountyAransas
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Texas, Aransas Bay, Mud Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAransas Bay
HUC8 Number12100405
HUC10 NameAransas Bay
HUC10 Number1210040504
HUC12 NameAransas Bay
HUC12 Number121004050400
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29536
Date:2016
Title:Lionfish data for batch upload
CommentsDepth = 7-9 ft. Habitat = sand/mud bottom with few oyster reefs.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size10 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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