Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241050
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New York, Fire Island Inlet, south shore of Long Island
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 Day23
Collection Month9
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13502
Author:Whitfield, P.E., T. Gardner, S.P. Vives, M.R. Gilligan, W.R. Courtenay, Jr., G.C. Ray, and J.A. Hare
Date:2002
Title:Biological invasion of the Indo-Pacific lionfish (Pterois volitans) along the Atlantic coast of North America.
Journal:Marine Ecology Progress Series
Volume:235
Pages:289-297
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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