Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID282802
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryAntigua and Barbuda
StateAntigua
LocalityCaribbean Sea, Antigua and Barbuda, Antigua, approx 15m offshore from access to bay at Coco Rose Guest house
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006400
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed. Water depth = 3m.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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