Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID261964
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Dania, on or near the 3rd reef
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalfrozen
VerifierJim Bohnsack, NOAA
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size9.75 inches
Number Released0


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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