Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651293
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyHernando
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Chassahowitzca
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number03100207
HUC10 NameCrystal Bay-Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0310020706
HUC12 NameCrystal Bay-Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number031002070600
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 6 ft. Caught while scalloping. See photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size10 in
Photo
Pterois volitans/miles


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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