Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID259143
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVI
CountySt. Croix
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, Frederiksted Pier, north side of the base
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Croix
HUC8 Number21020002
HUC10 Number2102000203
HUC12 Number210200020300
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month11
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/29/2022].

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