Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649785
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateSC
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, South Carolina, Myrtle Beach, Hebe wreck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 110 ft. Habitat = wreck. Killed 22, over 1000 still there.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected100
Size20 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/4/2022].

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