Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID266908
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVI
CountySt. Croix
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, Butler Bay, Deep Wreck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006400
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month1
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24117
Author:U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Date:2010
Title:Lionfish # 14&15.
Publisher:U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Fish and Wildlife.
Commentstwo lionfish captured in 78 ft of water
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalUSVI DPNR
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Sizeapprox. 2.5 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/26/2019].

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