Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237952
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateRI
CountyWashington
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Rhode Island, Narragansett, offshore
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNarragansett
HUC8 Number01090004
HUC10 Number0109000410
HUC12 Number010900041000
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsDepth 15-20' over a rocky bottom. Water temp. was 20C.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size4-5 cm
Number of Juveniles1


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