Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1473663
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Erojacks, 300 feet east from beach 500 feet north, man made reef
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC10 Number0309020613
HUC12 NameBoca Raton Inlet-Port Everglades
HUC12 Number030902061300
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 10 ft. below water surface
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2021].

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