Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271605
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVI
CountySt. Croix
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, Chenay Bay west
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Croix
HUC8 Number21020002
HUC10 NameNorthern St. Croix
HUC10 Number2102000201
HUC12 NameNortheastern St. Croix
HUC12 Number210200020103
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24067
Author:U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources.
Date:2010
Title:USVI Timeline of Lionfish Invasion.
Publisher:U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Natural Resources.
Commentsdepth = 6 ft
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size13.5 cm TL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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