Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID164796
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, North Carolina, Oregon Inlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAlbemarle
HUC8 Number03010205
HUC10 NameCroatan Sound
HUC10 Number0301020515
HUC12 NamePamlico Sound-Oregon Inlet
HUC12 Number030102051507
Collection Day4
Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsSpecimen was captured at about six feet in depth close to the bottom of a jetty under Bonner Bridge, Oregon Inlet.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Disposalcollector is maintaining in home aquarium
Number Collected1
Size3.25 inches TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/1/2023].

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