Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1655110
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, OK-189 Brown Barge/Ft Walton Barge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePensacola Bay
HUC8 Number03140105
HUC10 NameGulf Islands National Seashore-Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0314010506
HUC12 NameGulf Islands National Seashore-Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number031401050600
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month11
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth = 79 ft. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected23
Size6-30 cm
Photo
Pterois volitans/miles


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2024].

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