Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1413685
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateMS
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Mississippi, Cutoff
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month2
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30279
Author:Fogg, A.Q.
Date:2017
Title:Lionfish (Pterois volitans) data from the northern Gulf of Mexico.
Publisher:The University of Southern Mississippi
CommentsHabitat = Rig to Reef , Depth = 200 ft
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size273 mm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/8/2021].

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