Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID271564
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
CountyIndian River
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, directly east of the Moorings Beach in 15 ft of water approx. 250 yds. off shore on a rocky ledge area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameIndian River Shoal-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0308020304
HUC12 NameIndian River Shoal-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030802030400
Collection Day21
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1
Size2 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/1/2024].

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