Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID849071
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Palm Beach Inlet, right off of private docks
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameEarman River-Boynton Inlet Frontal
HUC10 Number0309020608
HUC12 NameLake Worth Inlet-Boynton Inlet Frontal
HUC12 Number030902060803
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month8
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27288
Author:Schofield, P.J.
Date:2015
Title:Florida Atlantic lionfish records, derived from REEF sighting reports
Publisher:US Geolgoical Survey
CommentsNo size or habitat reported.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineMarine
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/19/2021].

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