Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID1635462
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, Key West, Higgs Beach, along the seawall extending out from the pier
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Bay-Florida Keys
HUC8 Number03090203
HUC10 NameLower Florida Keys
HUC10 Number0309020303
HUC12 NameLower Florida Keys
HUC12 Number030902030300
Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsDepth = 3 ft. Habitat = seawall.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected2
Size8-10 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/5/2021].

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