Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271021
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyIndian River
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Vero Beach, Sand Point
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 Number0308020304
HUC12 Number030802030400
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsdepth = 13 ft; attempted capture but was unsuccessful
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size12 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/1/2022].

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