Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID1702913
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityTerry Cove, just north of Robinson Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePerdido Bay
HUC8 Number03140107
HUC10 NameWolf Bay Frontal
HUC10 Number0314010702
HUC12 NamePerdido Pass-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number031401070204
Collection Day7
Collection Month9
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
CommentsThe fish was caught in a 16' otter trawl. A derelict crab trap was caught in the net, so it is unclear if the lionfish was in or just near the trap when caught. It was a juvenile measuring roughly 60mm total length.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/27/2024].

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