Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID630392
GroupFishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateTX
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Texas, Alderdice bank, approx 192.5 miles SE of Galveston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNorthern Gulf of Mexico
HUC8 Number32004300
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
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
Date:2014
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
Volume:3
Pages:in press
CommentsSpecimens observed. Water depth = 82.5 m. Habitat = hard bottom.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected50


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/20/2019].

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