Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles

Specimen ID630391
Common Namelionfish
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Texas, 28 Fathom bank, approx 127 miles SE of Galveston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Collection Month9
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26804
Author:Nuttall, M.F., M.A. Johnston, R.J. Eckert, J.A. Embesi, E.L. Hickerson and G.P. Schmah
Title:Lionfish (Pterois volitans [Linnaeus, 1758] and P. miles [Bennett, 1828]) records within mesophotic depth ranges on natural banks in the Northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Pages:in press
CommentsSpecimens observed. Water depth = 93.6 m. Habitat = hard bottom.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Collected2

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