Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID269754
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
CountySt. Thomas
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Thomas, east of Vieques Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGreater Antilles
HUC8 Number32006500
Collection Day7
Collection Month4
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19250
Author:Coles, William.
Title:Lionfish data from the U.S. Virgin Islands (unpublished).
Publisher:Division of Fish and Wildlife.
CommentsKilled. Water depth = 140 ft.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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