Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID167077
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New York, Shinnecock Inlet, Southampton, Long Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameShinnecock Bay-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0203020206
HUC12 NameHeady Creek-Shinnecock Bay
HUC12 Number020302020604
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsYoung of the year are about 4 inches at the end of October.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected>1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2024].

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