Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID644361
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyCharlotte
LocalityGulf of Mexico, Florida, Punta Gorda, dock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharlotte Harbor
HUC8 Number03100103
HUC10 NameEast Charlotte Harbor Frontal
HUC10 Number0310010301
HUC12 NameUpper Alligator Creek
HUC12 Number031001030101
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen observed. Water depth = 3 ft. Habitat = dock. See voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/4/2021].

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