Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271303
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, North Miami Beach, Sunny Isle Beach (dive site)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020614
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsObserved. Water depth = 15 feet.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size18 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2021].

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