Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID290750
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
CountyIndian River
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Indian River Shores, just south of Wabasso Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameIndian River Shoal-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0308020304
HUC12 NameIndian River Shoal-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030802030400
Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsSpecimen collected. Water depth - 20 ft.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Number Collected1
Size20 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

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