Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID615278
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateSC
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, South Carolina, Charleston, approx 78.5 miles east
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCarolinian
HUC8 Number32504200
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen collected. Water depth = 50.5 m.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size322 mm TL, 235 mm SL, 600 g


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