Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1339663
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateLA
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Louisiana, oil rig WD 117
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month12
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29536
Date:2016
Title:Lionfish data for batch upload
CommentsDepth = 40 ft. Habitat = artificial reef.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size6-7 in


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