Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237387
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New York, Fire Island Inlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameGreat South Bay-Fire Island Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020204
HUC12 NameWest Channel-Dickerson Channel
HUC12 Number020302020407
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month9
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsIn 15 feet of water
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Size2.3 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2024].

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