Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276482
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateAL
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Alabama, Dauphin Island, about 40 miles SE, public pyramid (dive site)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsdepth = about 120 ft
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size6-8 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/27/2022].

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