Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1462279
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryMexico
StateMexico
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Mexico, Quintana Roo, Soliman Bay
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWestern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006800
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month3
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsWe saw one lionfish in the bay - not out at the reef - in some coral not far off shore.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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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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