Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID286014
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyIndian River
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Sebastian inlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen collected. Water depth = 90 ft. Several other smaller lionfish were terminated by pole spear over a two day period, covering a 25 mile span from SE of Sebastian Inlet, to NE of Sebastian Inlet
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size6-12 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/7/2022].

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