Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1529749
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryCosta Rica
StateCR
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Costa Rica, Cahuita Reef
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthwestern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006700
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month4
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2022].

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