Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID293785
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyMonroe
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida Keys, Triangles/Marker 39 shipwreck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBahamian
HUC8 Number32006300
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimens collected. Water depth = 20 ft. Habitat = wreck.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected6
Size10.2-22.9 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/25/2022].

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