Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418947
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyBay
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, St. Andrew Bay near St. Andrew State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
HUC10 NameIntercoastal Waterway-Harrison Bayou Frontal
HUC10 Number0314010110
HUC12 NameAlligator Bayou-Botheration Bay Frontal
HUC12 Number031401011003
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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