Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID251978
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New Jersey, Belmar, Shark River Inlet south side, east of the Ocean Ave bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMullica-Toms
HUC8 Number02040301
HUC10 NameManasquan River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0204030101
HUC12 NameShark River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number020403010104
Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Number Collected1
Size2 in
Number of Juveniles1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2024].

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