Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID624122
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyPinellas
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Tampa Bay, just north of the mouth, Treasure Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCrystal-Pithlachascotee
HUC8 Number03100207
HUC10 NameAnclote River
HUC10 Number0310020705
HUC12 NameBoca Ciega Bay
HUC12 Number031002070506
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month1
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimens observed washed up dead on the beach
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Size12 in


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/30/2022].

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