Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283630
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyLee
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Sanibel Causeway, right under the bridge, just before the island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharlotte Harbor
HUC8 Number03100103
HUC10 NamePine Island
HUC10 Number0310010303
HUC12 NamePine Island
HUC12 Number031001030300
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size2.5-3 inches long


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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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