Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237214
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, dive site called the North 15's, 29 miles off of Ponce Inlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsledge at 90 ft
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size5 in.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/21/2019].

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