Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633110
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryMexico
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Mexico, Veracruz, Parque Nacional Sistema Arrecifal Veracruzano, Commodoro Manuel Azeuta (sunken ship/artificial reef)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32006900
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on platforms
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33852
Author:Robertson, D.R., H. Perez-Espana and M. Rivera-Higueras
Date:2019
Title:Rapid colonization of a shipwreck by Neopomacentrus cyanomos, at Veracruz, Mexico
CommentsDepth = 25 m.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierD. Ross Robertson
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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