Specimen Information

Pterois volitans/miles
Pterois volitans/miles
Marine Fishes

Specimen ID647382
GroupMarine Fishes
Common Namelionfish
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Quintana Roo, Sian Ka'an biosphere reserve, La Poza (deep) b
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWestern Caribbean
HUC8 Number32006800
Collection Day2
Collection Month12
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26985
Author:Cannister, M.J.
Title:2014 Combined Lionfish Datasets
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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