Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID286014
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
CountyIndian River
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Sebastian inlet
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameIndian River Shoal-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0308020304
HUC12 NameIndian River Shoal-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030802030400
Collection Day31
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
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
Number Collected1
Size6-12 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/1/2023].

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