Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID271654
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryAnguilla
StateAnguilla
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Anguilla (UK), off SW point of the island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006400
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsdepth = 60 ft; fish captured and removed
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size12.2 cm TL
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