Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1702913
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateAL
CountyBaldwin
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
Map
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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
Freshwater/MarineMarine
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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