Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID275006
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, New York, Nicoll Bay, off Heckscher State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameGreat South Bay-Fire Island Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020204
HUC12 NameEast Channel-Range Channel
HUC12 Number020302020405
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month11
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed. See voucher photo.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Photo
Pterois volitans/miles


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2024].

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