Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166676
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New York, south shore of Long Island (#1)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameShinnecock Bay-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0203020206
HUC12 NameQuantuck Bay-Shinnecock Bay
HUC12 Number020302020603
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15617
Author:Meister, H.S., D.M. Wyanski, J.K. Loefer, S.W. Ross, A.M. Quattrini, and K.J. Sulak
Date:2005
Title:Further evidence for the invasion and establishment of Pterois volitans (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) along the Atlantic Coast of the United States.
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:4
Issue:2
Pages:193-206
CommentsFrom 8/14/03 to 10/19/2003, 7 fish collected from 0.5 - 2m.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected7
Number of Juveniles7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/17/2019].

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