Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237275
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New York, Shinnecock Bay, on rocks next to bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameShinnecock Bay-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0203020206
HUC12 NameQuantuck Bay-Shinnecock Bay
HUC12 Number020302020603
Map
+
Collection Day26
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size2
Number Preserved1


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/19/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.