Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1651362
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVI
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, Barracuda Bank (deep sea ridge/bank)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30634
Author:Quattrini, A.M., A.W.J. Demopoulos, R. Singer, A. Roa-Veron and J.D. Chaytor
Date:2017
Title:Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean 
Journal:Deep-Sea Research I
Volume:123
Pages:90-104
CommentsHabitat = ridge/bank. Depth = 101-167 m.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2


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