Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1529762
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateMS
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Mississippi, Long Beach, Mississippi Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameShip Island Pass-Mississippi Sound
HUC10 Number0317000908
HUC12 NameShip Island Pass-Mississippi Sound
HUC12 Number031700090804
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month10
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 [7/1/2022].

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