Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID264973
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryHonduras
StateHN
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Honduras, Utila, Iron Bound dive site
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWestern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006800
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18935
Author:Graham, Heather.
Date:2009
Title:Utila Lionfish worksheet 12-11.09.xlsx.
Issue:14 new records
CommentsWater depth = 59 feet. Not captured.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size4 in.


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