Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1680174
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StatePR
LocalityCaribbean Ocean, Steps Beach (Playa escalera), Rincon Puerto Rico
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 NameRio Culebrinas Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000301
HUC12 NameCano de Santi Ponce-Rio Grande
HUC12 Number210100030114
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month12
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierP. Schofield, USGS
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/15/2024].

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