Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID615257
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Tampa, Cypress Point Park
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameTampa Bay
HUC8 Number03100206
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimens collected. Water depth = 3-4 ft.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected2
Size2-3 cm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/4/2022].

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