Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID1457667
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
CountryBonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Netherlands Antilles, Bonaire, Klein, Calabas Reef
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006600
Collection Day10
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsDepth = 35 ft. "Bonaire has a strict hunting policy that requires a certification and specific lionfish tip that makes hunting difficult. In 2016 I saw 3 octopus on my trip. This time I saw none."
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected4
Size10-18 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2022].

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