Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649640
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Riviera Beach, Blue Heron Bridge, snorkel route under of the structures towards the east end of the trail
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameEarman River-Boynton Inlet Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020608
HUC12 NameLake Worth Inlet-Boynton Inlet Frontal
HUC12 Number030902060803
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 15 ft.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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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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