Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID237947
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Jacksonville, approx. 26 miles offshore
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsBoth lionfish were 12" and seen on an artificial substrate in 90ft of water. Substrate was concrete culverts.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/5/2023].

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