Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237949
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateSC
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, South Carolina, Charleston, offshore
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month5
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Comments4lb lionfish caught off hook and line in 160' of water offshore Charleston, SC.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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