Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID270889
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryVenezuela
StateVE
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Venezuela, at Gresky, Parque Nacional Archipielago de Los Roques, Dependencias Federales
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006600
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month2
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19404
Author:Lasso-Alcala, O.M., and J.M. Posada
Date:2010
Title:Presence of the invasive red lionfish, Pterois volitans (Linneaus, 1758), on the coast of Venezuela, southeastern Caribbean Sea.
Journal:Aquatic Invasions
Volume:5
Issue:Supplement 1
Pages:S53-S59
CommentsWater depth = 7 m. Captured.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberMHNLS 25903
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size135 mm TL


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