Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1670483
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountyNassau
LocalityOak Beach, NY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameSouth Oyster Bay-Jones Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020202
HUC12 NameSeaford Creek-South Oyster Bay
HUC12 Number020302020202
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed current | released aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:35190
Author:REEF
Date:2020
Title:Exotic Species Sighting Program and Volunteer Survey Project Database
Publisher:Reef Environmental Education Foundation
Commentsanimal found in 5ft of water; animal not collected; no photo voucher
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierP. Schofield, USGS
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size5cm


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