Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID268919
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, 3 miles offshore at Juno [south of Jupiter Inlet], Area 29 dive site
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month5
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsObserved. Depth = 80 feet.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size5-6 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/19/2019].

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