Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID166689
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateSC
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, South Carolina, east of Charleston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month12
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
Comments1 lionfish collected at a depth of 49m
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalGrice Marine Biological Laboratory
Museum Cat NumberGMBL 2730
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size352 mm TL
Number of Breeding Males1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2019].

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