Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID576393
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateTX
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Texas, Corpus Christi, Packery channel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Corpus Christi Bay
HUC8 Number12110202
HUC10 NameFrontal Corpus Christi Bay
HUC10 Number1211020202
HUC12 NameFrontal Corpus Christi Bay
HUC12 Number121102020200
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26505
Author:Anonymous
Date:2013
Title:Lionfish caught near packery channel on display at Texas State Aquarium
Publisher:KRISTV
Reference 2
Ref. Number:26515
Author:David Sikes
Date:2013
Title:Lionfish Threatens Gulf Natives. Species has wreaked havoc on other coasts.
Publisher:Corpus Christi Caller Times
Issue:July 27, 2013
Pages:2
CommentsSpecimens collected. Habitat = channel.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalTexas State Aquarium - alive
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size6 in


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