Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID614650
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateVA
CountyVirginia Beach City
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Virginia, Rudee Inlet, Lake Rudee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Lower Delmarva
HUC8 Number02040304
HUC10 NameRudee Inlet-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0204030405
HUC12 NameRudee Inlet-Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number020403040501
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/1/2021].

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