Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276429
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountySarasota
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Venice, first reef just offshore of Alhambra Rd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSarasota Bay
HUC8 Number03100201
HUC10 Number0310020104
HUC12 Number031002010400
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2


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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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