Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283374
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateAL
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Alabama, Mobile, approx 85 miles south
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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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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