Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651203
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Riviera Beach, Blue Heron Bridge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 20 ft. Seeing more lionfish over the last six months.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected12
Size15-25 cm


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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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