Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339586
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryAnguilla
StateAnguilla
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Anguilla, Roads bay in the harbor
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEastern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006400
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month5
Collection Year2014
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
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2021].

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