Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271106
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyIndian River
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Sebastian, small rocky tidepool and L-dock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameSt. Sebastian River-Vero Beach Main Canal Frontal
HUC10 Number0308020303
HUC12 NameSt. Sebastian River-Indian River
HUC12 Number030802030307
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Comments4 total were captured. The lionfish were on the underside of rocky ledges.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected4
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/6/2022].

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