Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279239
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyGulf
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Bay County, St. Joseph's Bay, southern end
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
HUC10 NameWetappo Creek-Intercoastal Waterway Frontal
HUC10 Number0314010107
HUC12 NameSt. Joseph Bay
HUC12 Number031401010701
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Commentsdepth = 6 ft
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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