Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID291713
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountySt. Lucie
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Fort Pierce Inlet, Fort Pierce Inlet State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVero Beach
HUC8 Number03080203
HUC10 NameFort Pierce Inlet-Indian River
HUC10 Number0308020302
HUC12 NameFort Pierce Inlet-Indian River
HUC12 Number030802030203
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed. Habitat = mangrove roots. See voucher photos.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size8 in
Photo




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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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