Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID254283
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVI
CountySt. Croix
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, Sting Ray Alley
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsHave photographs. Both adults and juveniles were observed at this sight.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected>1


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