Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID551048
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Three Coal Barges wreck
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePensacola Bay
HUC8 Number03140105
HUC10 NameGulf Islands National Seashore-Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0314010506
HUC12 NameGulf Islands National Seashore-Gulf of Mexico
HUC12 Number031401050600
Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsTwo specimens observed, one was collected. Water depth = 50 ft. Habitat = wreck.
Record TypePersonal communication
Number Collected2
Size30 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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