Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID849074
GroupMarine Fishes
GenusPterois
Speciesvolitans/miles
Common Namelionfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityAtlantic Ocean, Florida, Dubois snorkeling lagoon, outside of manmade rock piles, 2nd rock pile down (first one closest to the ocean)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameLower Loxahatchee River
HUC10 Number0309020606
HUC12 NameLower Loxahatchee River
HUC12 Number030902060604
Map
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Collection Day9
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
CommentsSpecimen observed. No size or depth given.
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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