Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID292473
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
CountryMexico
StateMexico
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Mexico, oil rig PP MALOOB-D (off Campeche)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32006900
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimens collected. Water = 50m. Habitat = oil rig.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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