Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1541681
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryDominican Republic
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Dominican Republic, Samana, approx. 20 m offshore
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreater Antilles
HUC8 Number32006500
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month11
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 30 m. In this region there were hardly any fish.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/16/2022].

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