Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339593
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Rhode Island, Misquamicutt State Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePawcatuck-Wood
HUC8 Number01090005
HUC10 NameFrontal Block Island Sound
HUC10 Number0109000504
HUC12 NameNinigret Pond-Frontal Block Island Sound
HUC12 Number010900050403
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29536
Date:2016
Title:Lionfish data for batch upload
CommentsDepth = 3-4 ft.
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 [10/17/2021].

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