Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418462
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryCuraçao
StateCW
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Netherlands Antilles, Curacao
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006600
Map
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Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30455
Author:Tornabene L, Baldwin CC
Date:2017
Title:A new mesophotic goby, Palatogobius incendius (Teleostei: Gobiidae), and the first record of invasive lionfish preying on undescribed biodiversity
Journal:PLOS ONE
Volume:12
Issue:5
Pages:e0177179
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30404
Author:Gress, E., Andradi-Brown, D.A., Woodall, L., Schofield, P.J., Stanley, K., and A.D. Rogers.
Date:2017
Title:Lionfish (Pterois spp.) invade the upperbathyal zone in the western Atlantic
Journal:PeerJ
Volume:1
Pages:1-15
CommentsMax depth = 247 m. Dives conducted 2013-2016. Specific date not given for this sighting.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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