Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657592
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StatePR
CountyRincon
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, Rincon, a few feet across from the Villa Cofresi Hotel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 NameRio Grande de Anasco Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000302
HUC12 NameUnnamed Coastal Watersheds West of Cano La Puente mouth
HUC12 Number210100030214
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsHabitat = coral reef.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2024].

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