Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID558271
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyBay
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Mexico Beach, just east of 42nd Street canal
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed. Water depth = 1 ft. Habitat = seaweed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size2 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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