Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261575
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StatePR
CountyAguada
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Puerto Rico, Playa de Aguada community, beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCulebrinas-Guanajibo
HUC8 Number21010003
HUC10 Number2101000305
HUC12 Number210100030500
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month4
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsAn individual was sighted.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/29/2023].

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