Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271618
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVI
CountySt. Croix
LocalityCaribbean Sea, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Croix, Aquarium dive site west
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Croix
HUC8 Number21020002
HUC10 Number2102000203
HUC12 Number210200020300
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
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 = 21 ft
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size22.5 cm TL


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