Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID277589
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Escambia County, about 1/2 mile West of Pensacola beach pier, 50 ft from shore
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePensacola Bay
HUC8 Number03140105
Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Commentsdepth = 10-12 ft, saw while snorkeling off beach; was not able to capture or kill
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected1
Size8 inches


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/17/2024].

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