Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID299959
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateGA
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Georgia, Grays Reef National Marine Sanctuary
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month8
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSix specimen observed, two collected.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected6
Size167, 185 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/14/2021].

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