Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID297039
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Naples, Ritz Carlton, 200 ft off shore
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFloridian
HUC8 Number32007000
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month1
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25726
Author:Scott Butherus
Date:2013
Title:Surprise lionfish catch in Gulf of Mexico a cause for concern over invasive non-native fish.
Publisher:Naples Daily Mail
Issue:Jan 14, 2013
CommentsSpecimen collected. Water depth = 10 ft. Habitat = hard bottom reef patch. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size15-16 oz
Photo



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